PAST EVENTS


april 2021

29apr9:00 am- 11:00 amFrank Guridy: "Doing Sport History in the Digital Age: Problems & Possibilities Presented by the World of Youtube"

28apr7:30 pm- 8:30 pm"Urban Precarity and Indigenous Designs" with Maria John, Río Oxas, Merlin Chowkwanyun and Kavita Sivaramakrishnan

23aprAll DayWorking-Class New York Revisited: The Past And Future Of Struggles For Progressive Change (Premilla Nadasen and Eric Foner)

22apr4:00 pm- 5:30 pm"Waiting with Godot?" Pandemic Endings in Perspective

22apr4:00 pm- 5:30 pmWaiting with Godot?: Pandemic Endings in Perspective

21apr4:00 pm- 5:30 pmCelebrating Recent Work by Frank Guridy

21apr2:00 pm- 3:30 pmWe Have to Reimagine: Conversation About Anti-Asian Racism/Violence

21apr2:00 pm- 3:30 pmWe Have to Reimagine: Conversation About Anti-Asian Racism/Violence

20apr2:00 pm- 3:30 pmApocalypse Pending: Religion, Politics, and Social Media (Panel 4)

19apr7:00 pm- 9:00 pmLWB US presents: Beyond the Sand and Sea with Ty McCormick and Mae Ngai

19apr4:00 pm- 5:00 pmHow Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics (Frank Guridy)

15apr5:30 pm- 7:00 pmBlack Lives in the Era of COVID-19: Pandemic Vulnerability to Vaccine (In)Equity

15apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pmDASER Experiments: Studio K.O.S. in Conversation with Dr. Samuel K. Roberts

14apr7:00 pm- 8:30 pmSegregated Houston: Black Life Beyond the Hedges (Frank Guridy)

9apr12:00 pm- 2:00 pmPolitical Convicts: Transnational Actors of the Risorgimento (Mark Mazower)

7apr4:00 pm- 6:00 pmHistories of the Present: Thesis Panel Event (Barnard Students)

6apr5:00 pm- 6:30 pmVictoria Phillips on Martha Graham's Cold War

march 2021

29mar5:30 pm- 6:30 pmAn Intellectual Geography of Hindustan (Manan Ahmed)

26mar7:30 pm- 8:30 pm#FortWorthReads Author Series: Frank Andre Guridy

26mar12:00 pm- 1:30 pmRoman Settlers in the Eastern Mediterranean: Comparing Delos and Phrygia (Sailakshmi Ramgopal)

25mar7:00 pm- 8:30 pmPablo Piccato Talk at Universidad de Guadalajara

25mar6:30 pm- 8:00 pmBook Talk: Memoirs of a Dalit Communist: The Many Worlds of R.B. More

24mar5:00 pm- 6:30 pm*Chasing Chalawas: Art, History, and Transnational Cultural Sites* with Manan Ahmed, Shahzia Sikander, Aisha Zia Khan

24mar9:00 am- 10:30 amBook Talk: “The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine” by Rashid Khalidi

23mar4:00 pm- 5:30 pmFrank Guridy: "How Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics"

23mar11:00 am- 12:00 pmIn the Vortex of Violence: Lynching, Extralegal Justice, and the State in Post-Revolutionary Mexico (includes Pablo Piccato)

22mar7:30 pm- 8:30 pmLaws Matter: Women’s Rights and the Japanese Constitution (Carol Gluck)

18mar6:00 pm- 7:30 pmBaptista Lecture Series: The Caribbean Case for Reparations (Natasha Lightfoot)

18mar4:00 pm- 5:30 pmTo Make the Wounded Whole: The African-American Struggle Against HIV/AIDS

17mar4:00 pm- 5:30 pmFeaturedIn Conversation with Historians: Women’s History Around the World

16mar1:00 pm- 2:00 pmSex, Love, and Letters: Writing Simone de Beauvoir

15mar12:00 pm- 1:05 pmEngaging Students in Seminar Classes: Adapting to Hybrid and Online Teaching

11mar4:00 pm- 5:30 pm“Don’t Get Sick After June”: A Seventy-Year Long Survival Strategy for Native Americans Navigating the Indian Health Service

10mar6:00 pm- 7:30 pmClimate Variability & Steppe Empire: New Findings and Future Directions (with Prof. Nicola Di Cosmo)

9mar6:30 pm- 8:00 pm"This IS America: What's Next after the 2020 Election"

9mar12:00 pm- 1:30 pmAfro-Brazilians and the Right to Memory, Education and Culture (Amy Chazkel)

3mar12:00 pm- 1:00 pmCYA Virtual Lecture Series (Mark Mazower)

february 2021

25feb5:30 pm- 7:30 pmFeaturedColumbia History Department Open House & Career Session

24feb4:00 pm- 5:30 pmAbortion and the Law in America: Roe v. Wade to the present (Mary Ziegler)

24feb11:00 am- 12:00 pmWater, Sewage, and Horses: The Infrastructure of Istanbul (led by Zeynep Çelik)

23feb6:30 pm- 7:30 pmUnforgetting: Central American Migration, Gangs, and Revolution

23feb4:00 pm- 5:30 pmFeaturedIn Conversation with Historians Black History Month: Teaching Action & Justice

22feb7:00 pm- 8:30 pmSocial Conversations Webinar: "Athlete Activism" (Frank Guridy)

22feb7:00 pm- 8:00 pmSocial Conversations | A Panel on Athlete Activism (with Frank Guridy)

18feb1:30 pm- 2:30 pmCoffee Chat with ILAS: Amy Chazkel

18feb1:00 pm- 2:00 pmOutsider Art (Art Brut): Symbolism of Body Adornments: Lucienne Peiry in conversation with Camille Robcis

17feb6:00 pm- 7:30 pmThe Public Health Crisis: From Global Capitalism to the Urban Pandemic

17feb4:00 pm- 5:30 pmCelebrating Recent Work by Margaret Schabas and Carl Wennerlind

12feb9:00 am- 11:00 amPolish Archives: A Sweeping View

6feb11:00 am- 12:01 pmMental health during a pandemic, from CALLING ALL ANTIGUANS (Natasha Lightfoot)

4feb4:00 pm- 5:30 pmLCAH: Dr. Richard Mizelle (University of Houston) - Chronic Complication: Diabetes, Amputations, and Race in America

2feb12:00 pm- 1:30 amSoviet Judgment At Nuremberg: A New History Of The International Military Tribunal After WWII By Francine Hirsch

january 2021

29jan10:10 pm- 12:00 pmA panel discussion with  Manan Ahmed (History) On his new book, The Loss of Hindustan: The Invention of India

29jan10:10 am- 12:00 pmA panel discussion with Manan Ahmed on his new book, The Loss of Hindustan: The Invention of India

28jan6:00 pm- 7:35 pmEric Foner in "Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All"

27jan4:00 pm- 5:30 pmFeaturedIn Conversation with Historians: Teaching Outside The Comfort Zone of The Historical Canon

22jan6:00 pm- 8:00 pmLife in an Age of Conflicts and Extremes

22jan12:00 pm- 1:30 pmAHA Self-Organized Panel on Cold War Technopolitics and Disciplinarity (Matthew Connelly chairing discussion)

14jan6:00 pm- 7:00 pmAnn Snitow Prize 2020 Ceremony and Conversation with Premilla Nadasen

14jan1:00 pm- 2:30 pmEric Foner - AAPSS Fellows Webinar: Can Democracy Survive Growing Inequality?

10jan9:00 am- 11:00 amThe Loss of Hindustan, Invention of India: Rana Safvi in conversation with Manan Ahmed Asif

8jan12:30 pm- 1:30 pmMalgorzata Mazurak: Deglobalization and Anti-Globalism in Central Europe (Session 3): Deglobalizing Capitalism

december 2020

22dec7:00 pm- 8:00 pmRadical Thinkers: Manan Ahmed & Shahzia Sikander

17dec1:00 pm- 2:00 pmPablo Piccato - Book Presentation: National History of Infamy

16dec10:00 am- 11:30 amMark Mazower: Free Speech Norms in the 21st Century: Regardless of Frontiers or Guarded by Borders?

15dec1:00 pm- 2:15 pmDebating the Future of Europe: Can the EU Lead the Fight against Climate Change?

14dec6:00 pm- 7:30 pmPablo Piccato Book Talk, Historia Nacional de la Infamia

14dec12:00 pm- 1:00 pmThe Perilous Public Square: Structural Threats to Free Expression Today: David Pozen in conversation with Matthew Connelly and Tim Wu

10dec - 12dec 1012:45 pmdec 12Karl Jacoby - Huamanquiquia: Making an Intercommunal Peasant Alliance against the Shining Path in Peru (1983-1992)

8dec6:00 pm- 7:30 pmHubert Harrison: A Harlem Radical's Struggle for Equality

2dec6:00 pm- 6:30 pmPablo Piccato - "Questioned: Criminal justice, famous homicides, and public opinion"

2dec4:00 pm- 5:00 pmNew Books in the Arts & Sciences Celebrating Recent Work by Eugenia Lean

november 2020

30nov7:00 pm- 8:30 pmFrank Guridy - Say It Ain't Contagious, Part 6: Hot Stoves & Hot Zones

30nov5:00 pm- 6:00 pmDwaipayan Banerjee - Enduring Cancer: Life, Death, and Diagnosis in Delhi

30nov10:00 am- 11:00 amPublic Health, Leadership, and Public Trust in India: Discussing Pandemics and their Aftermath

25novAll DayRashid Khalidi - The US and the Israeli –Palestinian Conflict: One-state solution, two-state solution or no solution at all?

20nov7:00 pm- 8:30 pmPablo Piccato - "Historia Nacional de la Infamia" Book Talk

20nov5:00 pm- 6:30 pmFeaturedIn Conversation with Historians: Immigration Activism

19nov2:00 pm- 3:30 pmIra Katznelson, Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy after Reconstruction

19nov1:00 pm- 2:00 pmDenaturalized. How Thousands Lost Their Citizenship and Lives in Vichy France: Claire Zalc in Conversation with Rebecca Kobrin and Emmannuelle Saada

19nov12:00 pm- 1:30 pmVictoria Phillips - "Mind the Gap": New Directions in Culture, History and Diplomacy in a Time of COVID

18nov4:00 pm- 5:30 pm"Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America" with Marcia Chatelain

17nov8:00 am- 10:00 amMartha Howell - Taming Capitalism before its Triumph: Author meets critics online

13nov2:45 pm- 4:15 pmIvón Padilla-Rodriguez - American Society for Legal History (ASLH) 2020 ANNUAL MEETING

13nov10:00 am- 11:30 pmKavita Sivaramakrishnan - Migration in crisis: Insights on Covid-19 from past pandemics

13nov9:00 am- 11:00 amThe National Archives, The UK Government Archive

12nov6:00 pm- 7:00 pmCelebrating Recent Work by Casey Blake, Daniel H. Borus, and Howard Brick

12nov5:00 pm- 7:00 pmAdam Tooze: "2020: A World Crisis?"

12nov4:00 pm- 6:00 pmManan Ahmed: The Loss of Hindustan - The Humanities Institute UC Santa Cruz

5nov12:00 pm- 1:15 pmOccupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power with Simon Balto

2nov6:00 pm- 7:30 pm"Rivers and the Environmental Movement" with Chris Manganiello, Janisse Ray, and Fred Tutman

october 2020

30oct7:00 am- 8:30 amAdam Tooze - Per Jacobsson Lecture - Central bank cooperation and US dollar liquidity: what can we learn from the past?

28oct12:30 pm- 2:00 pmSamuel K. Roberts - "By the Book" Author Talk Series

26oct7:00 pm- 8:30 pmFrank Guridy - Say It Ain't Contagious

26oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pm"Rivers and Indigenous Resistance" with Ashley Smith, Zachary Bennett, Dustin Mack

23oct9:00 am- 11:00 amThe Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) Digital Archive

21oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmSamuel K. Roberts - Persistent Plagues: Race, Space, and Epidemiological Thinking in Illicit Drug Use Research, 1950-1980

21oct1:00 pm- 2:30 pmThe Revolution Looks Inward: Internal Reflections on Elites and the Countryside in Atatürk’s Turkey, 1931-1938

21octAll DayFirst Congress of the REEC: Crime, justice and prisons in Mexico: an agenda under construction (with Pablo Piccato)

20oct2:00 pm- 3:30 pmStephanie McCurry - Apocalypse Pending: Religion, Politics, and Social Media

19oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pm"Rivers of Slavery and Freedom" with J.T. Roane, Tony Curtis Perry, Adrienne Troy-Frazier

16oct10:30 am- 12:00 pmHow the Irish Became White (Panel and Book Discussion)

15oct12:00 pm- 1:15 pmMartha Jones, Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All

14oct4:10 pm- 5:30 pmThe Government of Religious Life in Idi Amin’s Uganda

8oct5:00 pm- 6:30 pmSex, Law, and Sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930

8oct2:00 pm- 3:15 pmGeraldo Cadava, The Hispanic Republican: The Shaping of an American Political Identity, from Nixon to Trump

7oct7:00 pm- 8:30 pmBlack Athletes in Full Dissidence Book Discussion (with Frank Guridy)

4oct7:00 pm- 8:30 pmSay it Ain't Contagious, Part Four: Why Baseball Still Matters (with Frank Guridy)

2oct1:00 pm- 2:30 pmNew Books in the Arts & Sciences Celebrating Recent Work by Mana Kia

september 2020

30sep12:00 pm- 1:15 pmBook Launch: The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade (Yale, 2020), Manuel Barcia

29sep6:00 pm- 7:30 pmBook launch and panel discussion: The Perfect Fascist by Victoria de Grazia

29sep4:00 pm- 5:30 pmFeaturedIn Conversation with Historians: Immigration Justice, Xenophobia, & Histories of Violence

24sep4:00 pm- 5:00 pmInvisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color

24sep1:00 pm- 2:30 pm20/20 Vision in a Time of Crisis: A conversation with Etienne Balibar, Adam Tooze, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Emmanuelle Saada, moderated by Bernard Harcourt

21sep12:00 pm- 1:30 pmBook Talk: Prisoners of the Empire: Inside Japanese POW Camps

12sep12:30 pm- 3:00 pmCommunity as Classroom: Bearing Witness to COVID-19 and Examining the History of Public Health and the Impact of Infectious Diseases on the Black Community in the United States

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