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Is There a Future for Footnote Four?

A Constitution Day lecture by Herbert Sloan
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
6:30 PM
207 Milbank Hall

Herbert Sloan, Barnard professor of history, presents a lecture in honor of Constitution Day.

“History Detectives Special Investigations” premieres in July on PBS

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
9:00 P.M.
PBS - check local listings

Prof. Kaiama Glover to host PBS series exploring historical mysteries. Check local listings.

For The Public Good: Democratic Citizenship & The Public Good

A photo exhibit and panel with Kimberley Johnson, Rickie Solinger, and Dorian Warren
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Rickie Solinger, Dorian Warren, and Kimberley Johnson discuss the legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s epic New Deal reforms, and today’s need for similar programs to address the challenges of the 21st century. 

Charting the Future & the Unknown in the Middle Ages & Renaissance

A conference
Saturday, December 1, 2012
9 AM - 6:15 PM

Barnard’s 23rd Medieval and Renaissance Conference takes up the question of how writers, artists, historians, scientists, and the masses imagined and plotted the future and the unknown.

Constitution Day

Monday, September 17, 2012
The Diana Center

To celebrate Constitution Day, Herbert Sloan will explore Thomas Jefferson’s ideas about constitutions and why they have not won favor with most Americans, either in Jefferson's own lifetime or in the present day.