april, 2022

26apr6:00 pm- 7:30 pmFeaturedThe 2022 Bancroft Prize Award Ceremony (Mae Ngai)

Event Details

Columbia University Libraries, in partnership with the Department of History and The Forum, are delighted to invite you to a celebration of the Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy. We will honor the awardees from 2020 and 2021 in addition to featuring the 2022 winners, Professors Mia Bay (University of Pennsylvania) and Mae Ngai (Columbia University). Please see the winners’ profiles below.

We have special plans this year to re-launch this important award with a new format and venue. We will be hosting an in-person program in the auditorium at The Forum on Tuesday, April 26, as well as live-streaming the festivities for a virtual audience. We will then celebrate with a reception following the ceremony at The Forum.

Whether you would prefer to be with us in person or online, we very much hope that you will join us! The program will take place from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. You may bring one guest; use the ticket drop down to register your guest.


(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


The Forum

601 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027