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Friday, April 21

Italian Academy
1161 Amsterdam Avenue
118th Street and Amsterdam Avenue

4: Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Manisha Sinha, University of Connecticut
Seth Schwartz, Chair, History Department, Columbia University
Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University
Video: Eric Foner at Hamilton Award Dinner
4:30: Opening Plenary
Chair: Ira Katznelson
Lonnie G. Bunch III
Nancy Foner
Katrina vanden Heuvel
Julie Kushner
Sean Wilentz
6: Reception

Saturday, April 22

School of International Affairs
420 West 118th Street, floor 15
Between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive

9:30: Breakfast
10: Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Manisha Sinha, University of Connecticut
John H. Coatsworth, Provost, Columbia University
Video: Eric Foner on The Colbert Report
10:30: Legacies: Eric Foner’s Students
Chair: Barbara J. Fields
Ashli White
“Object Lessons from the Revolutionary Atlantic”
Nathan Perl-Rosenthal
“Ideas of Revolution in the Age of Revolution, 1760s-1810s”
April Holm
“Evangelicals, Sectionalism, and the Problem of Neutrality”
Elizabeth Hinton
“Legacies of the Second Reconstruction”
12:30: Lunch
2: Contributions: Scholar, Teacher, Mentor
Chair: Kim Phillips-Fein
Timothy Shenk
Chloe Hawkey
Stephanie Ogden
Premilla Nadasen
3:30: Break
4: Tributes
Chair: Mae Ngai
Elizabeth Blackmar
David Blight
Steve Forman
Randall Kennedy
Alice Kessler-Harris
5: Final Remarks
Eric Foner