[URBANTH-L]ANN: Seminar on the City Series, Columbia University
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Wed Jul 16 16:15:10 EDT 2008
The Seminar on the City
Schedule for AY2008-9
Reservations are required as places are limited. The Seminar, which includes
dinner at a modest fee, starts at 6 p.m. at the Herbert H. Lehman Center at
Columbia University. More information and reservation forms will be provided
closer to each date. City Seminar Chair is Professor Lisa Keller:
lisa.keller at purchase.edu
September 15: Kimberly Sims, American University
"A Bitter, Open, and Undercover War": Blacks, Italians, and the Politics of
Organized Crime in New York City, 1920-1935"
October 21: James Kessenides, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg
"Stage-Set Suburbs: Los Angeles 1900"
November 13: Joshua Guild, Princeton University
"Pressure: Race and the Policing of Public Space in 1970s London"
December 8: Ester Fuchs, Columbia University
"Governing the 21st Century City: Lessons from New York"
January 26: Casey Blake, Columbia University
"Dog Day Decade: The City in Seventies Film"
February 25: Julia Foulkes, The New School
"West Side Stories: Lincoln Center, Urban Renewal, and the Arts"
March 23: Claudio Remeseira, Columbia University
"Hispanic New York: The redefinition of a hemispheric identity"
April 29: Tim White, The New School/New-York Historical Society
"Blue-Collar Broadway: The Craft and Industry of American Theatre in the
May: Special Activity TBA
Columbia University Seminars
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