Please join the Harriman Institute and the New York Public Library for a one-day scholarly seminar celebrating current scholarship on American understandings of the Russian Revolution at its centenary, in connection with the new NYPL exhibit The Russian Revolution: American Perspectives (November 8 - 19, 2017).
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
How to Teach a Revolution: Americans in 1917, Historians Today
Susan Smith-Peter, Associate Professor of History, College of Staten Island/ CUNY
The Demise of a Historic Friendship and the Rise of an American Crusade for a Free Russia: American-Russian Relations, 1881-1917
David Fogelsong, Professor of History, Rutgers University
Russia's Revolution: Varying American Eyewitness Perspectives
Ben Whisenhunt, Professor of History, College of DuPage
The Russian Journey of an American Newspaperwoman: A Revolution in the Making in Bessie Beatty’s Bulletin Dispatches
Dr. Lyubov Ginzburg, Independent Scholar
'The Bolshevik of Wall Street': William Boyce Thompson and the American Red Cross Mission to Russia, 1917-1918
Peter Scasny, Graduate Student, College of Staten Island/ CUNY
Event Image: Da zdravstvuet mirovoi Oktiabr'! (Welcome the World October [Revolution]!), 1917–21, NYPL Rare Book Division.