Colloquium in History and Education, Teachers College

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February 27, 2017
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, History Education, Cultural History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies

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 the second part of its year-long series of presentations on new books and research in history of education.

The colloquium series welcomes its sixth speaker, Fevronia Soumakis (Teachers College), presenting on her work, “A Sacred Paideia - The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, Immigration, and Education in New York City, 1959 – 1979” on Monday, February 27 at 3pm.

Discussion and light reception to follow. RSVP to


Colloquium in History and Education

Spring 2017


Mondays, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Lecture, Discussion and Light Reception


February 27              Fevronia Soumakis, Teachers College, Columbia University

A Sacred 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


Past Speakers, 2016-2017:

September 12, 2016             Leah Gordon, Stanford University

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

October 17, 2016                 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

November 14, 2016            Victoria Cain, Northeastern University

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

December 5, 2016               Benjamin Justice, Rutgers University

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

January 30, 2017                 Crystal Sanders, Pennsylvania State University

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


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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