Governor Herbert H. Lehman



2009 Lectures and Seminars

The Scandal of Empire
February 25, 2009, 12 pm, Lehman Center (Wed.)
Nicholas Dirks, Vice President for Arts and Sciences, Columbia

Forgotten Patriots: The Untold Story of American Prisoners during the Revolutionary War
February 26, 2009, 4 pm, Lehman Center (Thurs.)
Edwin G. Burrows, Brooklyn College

Friends of Liberty: Thomas Jefferson, Thaddeus Kosciuszko and Agrippa Hull
March 2, 2009, 12 pm, Lehman Center (Monday)
Graham Hodges, Cornell University

Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women’s Movement
March 23, 2009, 12 pm, Lehman Center (Monday)
Sally McMillen, Davidson College

Florence Kelley: The National Consumers’ League and New York City as a Hub of Reform
April 16, 2009, 12 pm, Lehman Center (Thursday)
Kathryn Kish Sklar, SUNY Binghamton

Sprawl: A Compact History
April 30, 2009, 12pm, Lehman Center (Thursday)
Robert Bruegmann, University of Illinois at Chicago

The Almanac of New York City
*September 21, 2009, 1 pm, (Mon.)
Fred Kameny, Duke University & Kenneth T. Jackson, Columbia

The Retail Revolution: How Wal-Mart Created a Brave New World of Business
September 23, 2009, 12 pm, Lehman Center (Wed.)
Fred Kameny, Duke University & Kenneth T. Jackson, Columbia

Gang Leader for a Day
October 08, 2009, 12 pm, Lehman Center (Thurs.)
Sudhir Venkatesh, William B. Ransford Professor of Sociology at Columbia University

Island World: A History of Hawaii and the United States and Pineapple Culture: A History of the Tropical and Temperate Zones
October 14, 2009, 12 pm, Lehman Center (Wed.)
Gary Okihiro, Columbia University

American Passage: The History of Ellis Island
October 20, 2009, 12 pm, Lehman Center (Tues.)
Vince Cannato, University of Massachusetts, Boston

The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Francis Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience
*November 05, 2009, 6 pm, 523 Butler Library: Cosponsored with Friends of the Library (Thurs.)
Kristin Downey, Washington Post

The Selected Letters of Florence Kelley, 1869-1931
November 09, 2009, 12 pm, Lehman Center (Mon.)
Kathryn Kish Sklar, Distinguished Professor of History, SUNY Binghamton

The Upper West Side & Columbia University and Morningside Heights
*November 18, 2009, 4 pm, Lehman Center (Wed.)
Michael Susi, Associate Director of Academic Affairs, Office of the Vice President for Arts & Sciences, Columbia University

Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North
December 3, 2009, 12 pm, Lehman Center (Thurs.)
Thomas J. Sugrue, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor Tues. of History and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

 

All events at Noon in Lehman Center unless otherwise noted*
Lehman Events: Lunch is served at Noon events which end at 1:30
Wine and cheese is served at afternoon events
RSPV required—spaces are limited.
Email: lehmancenter@columbia.edu

 

SAVE THE DATE
March 3, 2009, 6PM
This Republic of Suffering:Death and the American Civil War
Drew Gilpin Faust

 

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