Colloquium in History and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University

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September 12, 2016 to May 8, 2017
United States
Subject Fields: 
History Education
The Colloquium in History and Education at Teachers College invites all members of the history of education scholarly community in the New York City area to year-long series of presentations on new books and research in history of education. 
The colloqium series will launch with Leah Gordon (Stanford University) presenting on her new book From Power to Prejudice: The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America on Monday, September 12 at 3 pm
Discussion and light reception to follow. RSVP to 


Colloquium in History and Education


Mondays, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Lecture, Discussion and Light Reception


September 12             Leah Gordon, Stanford University

From Power to Prejudice: The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America


October 17                 Russell Rickford, Cornell University

We are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Co-sponsored with Educating Harlem Lecture Series, Institute for Urban and Minority Education

Note: Lecture will start at 4:00 pm.


November 14             Victoria Cain, Northeastern University

Life on Display: Revolutionizing US Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century


December 5               Benjamin Justice, Rutgers University

Have a Little Faith: Religion, Democracy, and the American Public School


January 30                  Crystal Sanders, Pennsylvania State University

A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi’s Black Freedom Struggle


February 27                 Fevronia Soumakis, Teachers College, Columbia University

A Secret Paideia - The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, Immigration, and Education in New York City, 1959 – 1979


March 30                    Ruben Flores, University of Kansas

Backroads Pragmatists: John Dewey and the Scientific Ethic in Mexico and the United States

Co-sponsored with the Colloquium in Philosophy and Education

Note: Lecture is on Thursday from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.


May 8                 Doctoral Research Roundtable


All sessions are open to members of the history and education scholarly community in NYC.

Please RSVP to for room location for each event.

 Space is limited.


Teachers College, Columbia University | Program in History and Education

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