Governor Herbert H. Lehman

Fall 2010 Lectures and Seminars

All seminars are at 12pm at the Lehman Center. Lunch is served. Events are free and open to the public but RSVPs are required: email


"The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century" 
Wed. Oct. 6    Alan Brinkley, Columbia University

"Small Wonder: The Little Red Schoolhouse in History and Memory"
Wed. Oct. 13   Jon Zimmerman, New York University

"The Lucky Ones: One Family and the Extraordinary Invention of Chinese America"
Tues. Oct. 19   Mae Ngai, Columbia University

"Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications"
Tues. Oct. 26  Richard John, Columbia School of Journalism

"The Great American University: Its Rise to Preeminence, Its Indispensable National Role, Why It Must Be Protected"
Wed. Nov. 3    Jonathan Cole, Columbia University

"The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History"
Mon. Nov. 9     Sam Moyn, Columbia University

"Reforming Jim Crow: Southern Politics and State in the Age Before Brown"
Tues. Nov. 16   Kimberly Johnson, Barnard College

"The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery"
Tues. Nov. 30   Eric Foner, Columbia University



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