Fwd: April 24 – Howard Zinn Symposium


Howard Zinn photo courtesy of Myla Kabat-Zinn
The Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center
& The Tamiment Library at NYU Present
Howard Zinn
A Lifetime of Teaching, Writing, and Activism
A Symposium

Thursday, April 24, 2014
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Vanderbilt Hall
NYU School of Law
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
Please RSVP to
with guest name(s) and title/date of the event.
Visit library.nyu.edu/zinnconference for more information.
9:00 – 9:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:30 – 9:45 AM
Welcome from
Dean of Libraries Carol A. Mandel

9:45 – 10:30 AM
Zinn at Tamiment

Jan Hilley, Kristin Maria Catrone, Rustin Finkler, Frances Fox Piven
Moderatated by Robert Cohen
10:30 – 10:45 AM
Coffee Break
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Zinn as Historian
Wesley Hogan, Michael Kazin, Robyn Spencer, Sam Wineburg
Moderated by Timothy Naftali
– – – – – – –
1:45 – 3:15 PM
Zinn as Activist
Martin Duberman, Irene Gendzier, Alice Walker
Moderated by Marilyn Young
3:15 – 3:45 PM
Coffee Break
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Teaching Zinn
Introduction by Alice Walker
Julian Hipkins, Katy Swalwell, Deborah Menkart
Moderated by Carl Mirra
5:30 – 6:00 PM
Conference funded in part by a grant from the Kurz Family Foundation 

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