Monthly Archives: May 2015

Tamiment Book Talk- Anthony Clark on Presidential Libraries- June 10 (6:00 PM)

On June 10, the Tamiment Library will be hosting “In Conversation with Anthony Clark” from 6:00 – 7:30.

A former speechwriter and legislative director in the U.S. House of Representatives, Clark will be discussing his new book on the nation’s presidential library system, The Last Campaign: How Presidents Rewrite History, Run for Posterity & Enshrine Their Legacies. 
Timothy Naftali, Head of the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, will serve as the moderator. Copies of the book will be on sale before and after the discussion.
The event is cosponsored by both the Tamiment Library and the Center for the United States and the Cold War.
RSVP to rsvp.bobst[at]nyu.edu with guest name(s) and title/date of the event.
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Tomorrow- Tamar Carroll on Mobilizing New York- May 14 (6:00 PM)

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Join the Tamiment Library and the Center for the United States and the Cold War for a book talk with Tamar Carroll, an Assistant Professor of History at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She will be discussing Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism (UNC Press, 2015), on Thursday May 14 (6:00 PM) at the Tamiment Library (Tenth Floor, 70 Washington Square South).
The talk is cosponsored by both the Tamiment Library and the Center for the United States and the Cold War. Copies of Mobilizing New York will be on sale before and after the discussion.
RSVP to rsvp.bobst[at]nyu.edu with guest name(s) and title/date of the event.

In Search of C.K. Scott Moncrieff – Tuesday, May 19

The Department of Comparative Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY will be hosting “In Search of C.K. Moncrieff: The Man Who Brought Proust to the English-Speaking World,” on Tuesday, May 19th at 6:00.

Join Eric Banks and author Jean Findlay for a conversation about her new book Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator.  The conversation is devoted to the life of the man who gave the world the first English translation of Marcel Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu and will explore his own writings as well as the literary and historical figures who colored his life.

Eric Banks is a writer and editor and the director of the New York Institute for the Humanities.
Jean Findlay was born in Edinburgh and studied law and French at Edinburgh University, then theater in Krakow with Tadeusz Kantor. She is the great-great-niece of C.K. Scott Moncrieff.

Please find additional information here: http://centerforthehumanities.org/program/search-c-k-scott-moncrieff-man-who-brought-proust-english-speaking-world

Draper End of the Year Reception! May 13 at 6:00

Hello Draperites,

You are cordially invited to our End of the Year Reception!

It will be here at Draper on Wednesday, May 13th at 6:00pm.

We will have delicious snacks and drinks and tons of fun to celebrate our graduates and a great year!

Please feel free to bring friends and family! If you are planning to attend please RSVP to draper.program[at]nyu.edu.

Hope to see you there!

Tomorrow at Tamiment: Ralph Young- Dissent: The History of an American Idea (6:00 PM)