Governor Herbert H. Lehman

2013 Lectures and Seminars

February 2013

Chosen Capital: The Jewish Encounter with American Capitalism
February, 5 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Rebecca Kobrin, Russell and Bettina Knapp Assistant Professor of American Jewish History, Columbia University
Andrew Dolkart, Associate Professor, Columbia University

Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life
February, 20 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Barbara Fields, Professor, Columbia University

Design After Decline: How America Rebuilds Shrinking Cities
February, 27 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Brent D. Ryan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

March 2013

The Land Was Ours: African American Beaches from Jim Crow to the Sunbelt South
March, 7 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Andrew W. Kahrl, Assistant Professor, Marquette University

Race, Riots and Roller Coasters: The Struggle over Segregated Recreation in America
March, 12 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Victoria W. Wolcott, Professor, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

April 2013

Go West, Young Women! The Rise of Early Hollywood
April, 2 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Hilary Hallett, Assistant Professor, Columbia University

Tower and Slab: Histories of Global Mass Housing
April, 16 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Florian Urban, Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art

Freedom�s Gardner: James F. Brown, Horticulture, and the Hudson Valley in Antebellum America
April, 24 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Myra Beth Young Armstead, Professor of History, Bard College

May 2013

Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities
May, 2 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Carl Husemoller Nightingale, Associate Professor of Transnational Studies and American Studies, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


September 2013

The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education, 1965�1972
September, 17 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Ibram H. Rogers, Assistant Professor, Department of Africa Studies, University at Albany - SUNY

The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy
September, 25 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
David Nasaw, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Professor of History, The Graduate Center, CUNY

October 2013

Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time
October, 2 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Ira Katznelson, Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History, Columbia University

Lead Wars: The Politics of Science and the Fate of America�s Children
October, 8 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
David Rosner, Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health; and Professor of History, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University

Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East
October, 14 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, Columbia University

Butterfly People: An American Encounter with the Beauty of the World
October, 22 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
William Leach, Professor of History, Columbia University

Capital of the World: The Race to Host the United Nations
October, 29 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Charlene Mires, Associate Professor of History and Director of MARCH, Rutgers-Camden

November 2013

Suburban Erasure: How the Suburbs Ended the Civil Rights Movement in New Jersey
November, 13 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Walter David Greason, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Monmouth University; Chief Executive Officer, International Center for Metropolitan Growth

Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.�s Letter from Birmingham Jail and the Struggle that Changed a Nation
November, 20 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Jonathan Rieder, Professor of Sociology, Barnard College



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