Colloquium in History and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University

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November 14, 2016 to May 8, 2017
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology


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 a year-long series of presentations on new books and research in history of education. 

The colloqium series welcomes its its third speaker, Victoria Cain, presenting on her book, Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century on Monday, November 14 at 3pm. 

Discussion and light reception to follow. RSVP to 



Colloquium in History and Education



Mondays, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Lecture, Discussion and Light Reception



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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