Concrete Cities: New Brutalist Architecture in Great Britain and the United States

Please join us for a lecture by Anke Ortlepp,  titled Concrete Cities: New Brutalist Architecture in Great Britain and the United States. Anke Ortlepp is Professor at the University of Kassel     This is part of the Urban History Workshop series. Other sessions in this series: Kate Rosenblatt (Visiting Assistant Professor, Emory University), Wednesday March 13 2:00 … Read more

The Jews of Islamic Lands, Pt. 3

The Jews of Islamic Lands, Pt. 3 Part 3 of 4-Part Seminar Series A four-week course exploring the history of Jewish life in the Near and Middle East from the time of Muhammad to the State of Israel. Taught by Dr. Alan Verskin of the University of Rhode Island. Enrollment for all four weeks is … Read more

The Jews of Islamic Lands, Pt. 2

The Jews of Islamic Lands, Pt. 2 Part 2 of 4-Part Seminar Series A four-week course exploring the history of Jewish life in the Near and Middle East from the time of Muhammad to the State of Israel. Taught by Dr. Alan Verskin of the University of Rhode Island. Enrollment for all four weeks is … Read more

Our #MeToo Moment and Beyond

Our #MeToo Moment and Beyond featuring Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times Journalist Jodi Kantor What does the #MeToo moment mean for today, and what are its prospects for changing the future? Over the last year, in a more powerful and public way than ever, we have witnessed the failings of our cultural scripts about … Read more

Cooperative Battlegrounds: Farmers, Workers, and the Search for Economic Alternatives

Please join us for a lecture by Kate Rosenblatt titled “Cooperative Battlegrounds: Farmers, Workers, and the Search for Economic Alternatives.” Kate Rosenblatt is Visiting  Assistant Professor, Emory University   This is part of the Urban History Workshop series. Other sessions in this series: Anke Ortlepp, Professor, University of Kassel Monday, April 01, 2019 // 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm “Concrete … Read more

The Jews of Islamic Lands, Pt. 1

The Jews of Islamic Lands, Pt. 1 Part 1 of 4-Part Seminar Series A four-week course exploring the history of Jewish life in the Near and Middle East from the time of Muhammad to the State of Israel. Taught by Dr. Alan Verskin of the University of Rhode Island. Enrollment for all four weeks is … Read more

The Known Citizen: Exploring the History of Privacy in Modern America

Please join us for a lecture The Known Citizen: Exploring the History of Privacy in Modern America.  Sarah E. Igo (Ph.D. Princeton University) is an Associate Professor of History and Director of the Program in American Studies at Vanderbilt University. Every day, Americans make decisions about their privacy: what to share and when, how much … Read more