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Programs - Fall 2007

Thursday, September 27, 2007
Book Talk & Reading: Elizabeth Martinez, Letters From Mississippi: Reports from Civil Rights Volunteers & Poetry from Freedom Summer
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 4, 2007
Seminar: Marvin Gettleman (Science and Society), “Training for the Class Struggle: The Communist Party Schools”
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 12, 2007
Book Talk: Brian Palmer, James P. Cannon and the Origins of the American Revolutionary Left, 1890 – 1928
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 18, 2007
Seminar: John Sbardellati (University of California at Santa Barbara), “Hollywood’s Cold War”
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 25, 2007
Seminar: David Levering Lewis (New York University), “The Battle of Poitiers: Myth and Fact”
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 8, 2007
Seminar: Derek Seidman (Brown University), “Class, Counterculture, and Soldier Dissent during the Vietnam War”
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Book Talk: Daniel Opler (College of Mount Saint Vincent), For All White- Collar Workers: The Possibility of Radicalism in the New York City's Department Store Unions, 1934-1953
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 15, 2007
Symposium: "The Life and Career of Michael Harrington" with Maurice Isserman (Hamilton College) and Norman Dorsen (NYU School of Law)
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Symposium Program

Thursday, November 29, 2007
Seminar: Kevyne Baar (NYU), “Investigating Broadway: The House Committee on Un-American Activities Meets Members of the New York Theatre Community”
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 6, 2007
Book Talk: Les Leopold, The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Other Tamiment Library Programs

Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Book Talk: Steven J. Harper, Crossing Hoffa: A Teamster's Story
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 27, 2007
UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage: NYU Unveils "Lost" Films of the Communist Party USA
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Languages & Literature Building, 19 University Place, Rm 102, NYC
Program Description (pdf)

Saturday, November 17, 2007
Memorial Program Honoring the Life of James E. Jackson
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
NEW Location: NYU Law School's Tishman Auditorium, 40 Washington Square South (West 4th Street between McDougal and Sullivan), NYC

Friday, April 4, 2008
Conference: Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Conference: Academic Freedom in in the Age of Permanent Warfare
Time: 9:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Wasserman Center Auditorium, 133 13th Street, NYC
Conference Program (pdf)


Unless otherwise noted, all programs 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.

Additional Information

Please contact Michael Nash (212-998-2428) or Marilyn Young for additional information.

Updated 1/29/2008
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