Governor Herbert H. Lehman

2014 Lectures and Seminars

February 2014

Napalm: An American Biography
February, 4 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Robert Neer, Columbia University

The Measure of Manhattan: The Tumultuous Career and Surprising Legacy of John Randel, Jr., Cartographer, Surveyor, Inventor
February, 12 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Marguerite Holloway, Associate Professor & Director, Science and Environmental Journalism, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University

Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto
February, 19 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Camilo Jos� Vergara

March 2014

City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York
March, 5 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Mason Williams, The New School

Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn (Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century)
March, 12 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Brian Purnell, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and History, Bowdoin College

April 2014

Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities
April, 1 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Craig Steven Wilder, Professor of History, M.I.T.

Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy
April, 16 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Eri Hotta

City Water, City Life:? Water and the Infrastructure of Ideas in?Urbanizing Philadelphia, Boston, and Chicago
April, 29 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Carl Smith, Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English and American Studies and Professor of History, Northwestern University


September 2014

No Ordinary Men: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi, Resisters against Hitler in Church and State
September, 23 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Fritz Stern, Columbia University
Elizabeth Sifton, Senior Vice Preisdent, Farrar, Straus & Giroux

October 2014

American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century
October, 1 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Volker R. Berghahn, Seth Low Emeritus Professor of History, Columbia University

Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820�1909
October, 7 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
David Schuyler, Arthur and Katherine Shadek Professor of Humanities and American Studies, Franklin & Marshall College

Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation
October, 14 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Estelle B. Freedman, Edgar E. Robinson Professor in U.S. History, Stanford University

The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority
October, 29 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Ellen D. Wu, Associate Professor, Department of History, Indiana University Bloomington

November 2014

Inside Newark: Decline, Rebellion, and the Search for Transformation
November, 5 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Robert Curvin, Distinguished Senior Policy Fellow, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University

From a Nickel to a Token: The Journey from Board of Transportation to MTA
November, 12 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Andrew J. SparbergIndependent Historian

Capital of Capital: Money, Banking, and Power in New York City, 1784�2012
November, 19 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Jessica Lautin and Steven Jaffe, Museum of the City of New York



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