the columbia university seminar on
All events take place in Faculty House at Columbia University from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. They are preceded by dinner, which everyone is welcome to attend though by no means required.
WHEN EMPIRE STOPPED WORKING: THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS AND THE SEARCH FOR A NEW COLONIAL SETTLEMENT IN THE 1930S
Susan Pedersen (Columbia University)
A 20TH (AND 21ST) CENTURY PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL: NOAM CHOMSKY ON AMERICA AND THE WORLD
Tony Greco (Columbia University)
HOW EXCEPTIONAL IS NEW YORK AS AN IMMIGRANT CITY?
Nancy Foner (Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)
GEOPOLITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON WARTIME JAPAN: THE TRIPARTITE PACT AND THE “GREATER EAST ASIA CO-PROSPERITY SPHERE”
Janis Mimura (Stony Brook, SUNY)
CLOCKS, CALENDARS, AND CONVERSION CHARTS: THE MANY WORLDS OF UNIFIED TIME, 1880-1930
Vanessa Ogle (University of Pennsylvania)
THE UNITED STATES AS A DISHONEST BROKER OVER PALESTINE
Rashid Khalidi (Columbia University)