Governor Herbert H. Lehman

Spring 2017 Lectures and Seminars

January 2017

Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits
January, 31 - Lehman Center
Ansley Erikson, Teachers College

February 2017

Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement
February, 8 - Lehman Center
Premilla Nadesen, Barnard College

Detroit is No Dry Bones: The Eternal City of the Industrial Age
February, 15 - Lehman Center
Camilo Vergara, Independent Historian

In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis
February, 22 - Lehman Center
Clifton Hood, Hobart & William Smith Colleges

March 2017

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
March, 1 - Lehman Center
Ibram Kendi, University of Florida

The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine 1916-2016: A Dental School on University Lines
March, 7 - Lehman Center
Dr. Allan Formicola, Columbia University

April 2017

A History of Housing in New York City
April, 18 - Lehman Center
Richard Plunz, Columbia University

Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860
April, 25 - Lehman Center
Gergely Baics, Barnard College


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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