Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Spring 2013 Business History Forum Schedule Posted

The Business History Forum speaker series at Columbia University is presented by the Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Herbert H. Lehman Center for American History, with additional co-sponsors for individual sessions. All events are free and open to the public but require registration at cul-events@ columbia.edu. All sessions take place on Columbia University’s campus in 523 butler Library from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The spring schedule presents:
February 11
Kurt Schuler, Senior Fellow, Center for Financial Stability; Economist, U.S. Department of the Treasury
“The Bretton Woods Transcripts: New Findings”

March 11
Guy Gugliotta, author of Freedom's Cap: The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War
“The Business of Building the United States Capitol”

April 10
Charles Bagli, The New York Times
“Other People’s Money: Inside the Housing Crisis and the Demise of the Greatest Real Estate Deal Ever Made”

April 16
Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Professor of Economics and History, Yale University
“ 'Corporations are People Too': The Strange History of Corporations and the Fourteenth Amendment”
For additional information, please see the series website or contact Eric Wakin (etw2@columbia.edu).