HISTORY UNCORKED: THINK & DRINK WITH HISTORIANS
Enjoy wine and cheese after school in the company of a world-renowned historian. From 4:30-6:30, these award-winning scholars will present their interpretations of important historical events and engage participants in a lively discussion about bringing the past to life in the classroom.
Each session is $15 for members, $20 for non-members. Wine and cheese will be served. Advance registration is required.
History Uncorked: Think and Drink with Carol Berkin
“It Was I Who Did it: Women in the Struggle for Independence”
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Abigail Adams and Betsy Ross weren’t the only females who contributed to the American Revolution. What roles did average women play? How crucial were their contributions? Join noted historian and CUNY Graduate Center Professor Carol Berkin, author of Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence, for a glass of wine and a chance to find out just what these female patriots accomplished.
History Uncorked: Think and Drink with Harold Holzer
“The Civil War in 50 Objects”
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Which artifacts do you think best capture the essence the Civil War? Enjoy wine, cheese, and artifacts with Harold Holzer, noted historian and New-York Historical Society Roger Hertog Fellow, as he uncovers the unique stories underlying the most studied war in American History through objects.
History Uncorked: Think and Drink with Russell Shorto and Charles Gehring
“What’s New about New Amsterdam?”
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
How did 60 years of Dutch colonial rule make New York the city it is today? Join Charles Gehring, Director of the New Netherlands Research Center, and Russell Shorto, noted scholar and author of the acclaimed The Island at the Center of the World and the recently-released Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City, for a drink and enlightening discussion about our formative Dutch history.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York.