Press Release: America’s Historian Takes His Place in History

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.: History and Social Action
an appreciation by his fellow historians on the 90th anniversary of his birth

Monday, October 15, 6:00–8:00 PM
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street

Some of the country’s most distinguished historians will present an evening of perspectives and insights on the late Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1917–2007), longtime Graduate Center faculty member and a historic voice in his own time.  The program will feature Alan Brinkley, Allan Nevins Professor of History and Provost, Columbia University; Blanche Weisen Cook, Distinguished Professor of History, John Jay College and the Graduate Center; Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History, Columbia University; David Levering Lewis, biographer; David Nasaw, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Chair in American History, the Graduate Center; Adam Rothman, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University; Theda Skocpol, Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology, Harvard University; and Sean Wilentz, Dayton-Stockton Professor of History, Princeton University. Presented by the Center for the Humanities; free, for information contact 212-817-2005.  

Submitted on: OCT 1, 2007

Category: Press Room