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MARGARET FULLER AND THE RE-INVENTION OF AMERICAN WOMANHOOD

MARGARET FULLER AND THE RE-INVENTION OF AMERICAN WOMANHOOD

November 18th, 2014 - Pulitzer-prize winning biographer John Matteson discussed the transformative life of Margaret Fuller in his lecture, "Mine Are Well-Spent Days: Margaret Fuller and the Re-Invention of American Womanhood.”

 

THE TRANSFORMATIVE LIFE OF GIUSEPPE VERDI

THE TRANSFORMATIVE LIFE OF GIUSEPPE VERDI

April 8th, 2014 - Francesco Izzo, Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of Southampton and co-director of the American Institute for Verdi Studies, spoke about the extraordinary impact of Giuseppe Verdi's life and music. 

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND THE BELOVED COMMUNITY

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND THE BELOVED COMMUNITY

November 19th, 2013 - The Center for the Study of Transformative Lives at NYU hosted an extraordinary evening where Center Director Philip Kunhardt introduced Pulitzer Prize winning author of America in the King Years Taylor Branch, who presented a talk on Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. This event was co-sponsored by NYU’s Center for Multicultural Education and Programs and the MLK Scholars Program.

 

LINCOLN’S ENCOUNTER WITH SHAKESPEARE

LINCOLN’S ENCOUNTER WITH SHAKESPEARE

April 9th, 2013 - Historian and author Douglas L. Wilson explored Abraham Lincoln's love of Shakespeare.