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Fall 2006 Events

Tamiment Seminar

Tuesday, October 17, 2006, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Steven Ross (University of Southern California) - “Little Caesar and the HUAC Mob: Edward G. Robinson and the Decline of Liberal Hollywood.”

Thursday, November 2, 2006, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Alex Lichtenstein (Rice University) - “Race and Labor in South Africa and the United States.” Comment by Fred Cooper (New York University).

Friday, November 17, 2006, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ira Chernus (University of Colorado) - “Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower’s New Look and the Rise of the National Insecurity State.” Lunch will be served.

Other Programs

Wednesday, September 20, 2006, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Celebrate the History of New York Hospital Workers District Council 37, Local 420 with Carmen Charles and Lillian Roberts. This event marks the official opening of the Local 420 archives at the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Thursday, October 5, 2006, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Film screening and discussion of “Sacco and Vanzetti” (director Pete Miller, 2006) with Nunzio Pernicone (Drexel University) and Pellegrino D'Acierno. Co-sponsored  by Casa Italiana and Center for Media, Culture, and History. The screening will be held at Casa Italiana, 24 West 12th Street, NYC.

Saturday, October 28, 2006, Conference 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
“James and Esther Jackson: The American Left and the Origins of the Civil Rights Movement.”

Wednesday, November 8, 2006, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Book talk, The Good Fight Continued: World War II Letters from the Abraham Lincoln Brigade with Peter Carroll (Stanford University) and Michael Nash (New York University)

Thursday, November 9, 2006, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
“The Dress Rehearsal for McCarthyism: City College of New York, 1931-42” with Michael Nash and slide show and lecture by Carol Smith with Steve Leberstein and Henry Foner

Friday, November 10, 2006, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
All Day Oral History Workshop Mid Atlantic Oral History Association


All events (with the exception of the Pete Miller film screening on 10/5/06) will take place at the Tamiment Library on the New York University Campus. The address is 70 Washington Square South, 10th Floor (West 4th Street between LaGuardia and Greene Streets), New York, NY 10012

updated 10/19/06
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