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Constitution Day Program. “The Struggle for Free Speech at the City College of New York, 1931-42,”
Part I
Part II
Talk by Carol Smith, Emerita Professor, CCNY, with responses and comments on current academic free speech issues by Steve Volk, Professor of History, and Harlan Wilson, Professor of Politics
Wednesdary, September 12, 4:30 p.m., Moffett Auditorium, Mudd 050
The Harold Jantz Memorial Lecture.
Peter Kornicki, Professor of East Asian Studies, Cambridge University
Tuesday, September 18, 4:30 p.m., Craig Lecture Hall

“Claiming the Oriental Gateway: Seattle and Japanese America, 1900-1942,”
Talk by Shelley Lee, Associate Professor of Comparative American Studies and History

Wednesday, October 17, 4:30 p.m. Moffett Auditorium, Mudd 050

“The Impossible Border: Germany, Migration, and the East, 1914-1922,”
Part I

Part II

Talk by Ari Sammartino, Associate Professor of History
Thursday, November 15, 4:30 p.m., Moffett Auditorium, Mudd 050

“Modern Gestures: Abraham Walkowitz Draws Isadora Duncan Dancing,”
Talk by Ann Cooper Albright, Professor of Dance
Thursday, December 6, 4:30 p.m., Moffett Auditorium, Mudd 050


The Struggle for Free Speech at the City College of New York, 1931-42
Tuesday, September 4—Sunday, September 30, Academic Commons, Mudd Center

Fall Semester Exhibitions from the Frederick Selch Collection of American Music History:

  • Beginnings of American Music and Musical Instruments, Selch Classroom, Bibbins 234
  • Musical Instruments and the Harmonic Series, Science Center Exhibition Case
    Musical Pursuits of English Actress and Abolitionist Fanny Kemble, Academic Commons, Mudd Center (September 4 – October 19 only)
  • Nineteenth Century European and American Music, Ground Level, Kohl Building
  • Frederick R. Selch, Conservatory Library Display Case

Friends of the Library Annual Events

Saturday, November 3
1:30 p.m.   Friends Council and Membership Meeting, Goodrich Room, Mudd Center
5:45 p.m.   Friends Annual Reception and Dinner, Root Room, Carnegie
8:00 p.m.   Featured Speaker, Molly Raphael 67, Root Room, Carnegie

Introductory remarks by Ray English, Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries.

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November 1, 2013