Governor Herbert H. Lehman

Fall 2016 Lectures and Seminars

September 2016

The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State
September, 14 - Lehman Center, 12:00PM
Lisa McGirr, Harvard University

Troubling Freedom: Antigua and the Aftermath of British Emancipation
September, 21 - Lehman Center, 12:00PM
Natasha Lightfoot, Columbia University

October 2016

Power at Ground Zero: Politics, Money and the Rebuilding of Lower Manhattan
October, 5 - Lehman Center, 12:00PM
Lynn Sagalyn, Columbia University

Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency
October, 18 - Lehman Center, 12:00PM
David Greenberg, Rutgers University

Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s
October, 26 - Lehman Center, 12:00PM
Meg Jacobs, Columbia University

November 2016

Reading Publics: New York City's Public Libraries, 1754-1911
November, 1 - Lehman Center, 12:00PM
Tom Glynn, Rutgers University

Brooklyn's Promised Land: The Free Black Community of Weeksville, New York
November, 15 - Lehman Center, 12:00PM
Judy Wellman, Historical New York Research Associates and Professor Emerita, SUNY Oswego

Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment
November, 29 - Lehman Center, 12:00PM
Michael Javen Fortner, City University of New York


All events are held at the Lehman Center at 12:00 noon unless otherwise indicated.
Attendance is free but registration is required as places are limited.



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