This Saturday, November 17, Dissent is hosting an open forum on the U.S. elections. Historians Michael Kazin, David Greenberg, and Kim Phillips-Fein will talk about current trends in American politics—how we got here, and where we’re headed.
Michael Kazin is the co-editor of Dissent, the author of American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation, and a professor of history at Georgetown University.
David Greenberg is associate professor of history and of journalism & media studies at Rutgers University. He is currently working on a book about the history of presidential “spin.”
Kim Phillips-Fein is a historian at New York University and the author of Invisible Hands: The Making of the Conservative Movement from the New Deal to Reagan.
This Saturday, November 17, at 1:30 p.m.
Judson Memorial Church
239 Thompson Street, New York, NY
Email editors [at] dissentmagazine [dot] org to RSVP.
How Could the Holocaust Have Happened? The 17th Annual Irving Howe Memorial Lecture
John the CUNY Center for the Humanities and acclaimed historian Timothy Snyder (author, most recently, of Bloodlands) for a lecture that will seek to provide a structural explanation of the Nazi attempt to physically exterminate European Jewry, and contemplate its implications for public policy in the twenty-first century.
Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m.
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
The Skylight Room (9100)
Free and open to the public.