History Department Lecture Series
Spring 2013 Speakers Series
DeWitt Clinton Professor Eric Foner, Columbia University
6th Annual Harvey and Elizabeth Prior Shriber Lecture
"The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery"
Friday, March 15, 2013 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm LH8
He will speak on the topic of his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. Professor Foner will trace the evolution of Lincoln's ideas about slavery and race in America, delineating how and why his views changed, and whether Lincoln deserves to be considered the Great Emancipator.
Professor Aziza Ahmed, Northeastern University School of Law
Co-sponsored by History, Women's Studies, Journal of Women's History, Sociology Department, and PPL
"Human Rights, Epidemiology and Law: The Co-Production of Identity in the Global HIV Epidemic"
Thursday, March 21, 2013 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm LN1106 (IASH)
Professor Johanna Schoen, Rutgers University
"A Matter for Scientific Study and Medical Judgment": Abortion Providers, Anti-abortion Activists, and the Debate over Abortion Procedures
Thursday, April 4, 2013 4:30 pm LN 2403
Professor Bonnie Morris, George Washington University
"Radical Visions, Feminist Words: Recalling Binghamton's Women's History Program in the 1980s"
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm LN1106 (IASH)