During the fall and spring semesters, the History and Education community at Teachers College comes together for a discussion of research and teaching topics in history and education. Featured speakers have included Dr. Duchess Harris, Macalester College, Dr. Judith Weisenfeld, Princeton University, and Dr. Jonathan Rosa, Stanford University. Students registered for A&HH 5670: Colloquium in History and Education, the TC community, and the greater history and education community in New York City are welcome to attend.
October 24, 2019
This talk examines the ways in which colonialism and anti-colonialism were intertwined and contested in one school – Tuskegee Institute – in the late 1960s. In that decade, Tuskegee students were in a contradictory position: as black people in a Black Belt county (Macon County, Alabama), they were treated as second-class subjects in the Jim Crow system, but as upwardly mobile students in a school with strong connections to the U.S. military, they were invited to participate in and benefit from imperial and colonial enterprises.
September 26, 2019
Pietr Van Rees will present his fulbright-supported research on intellectual debates among Teachers College faculty dealing with citizenship education throughout the twentieth century, looking at publications in Teachers College Record and Teaching and Research activities at Teachers College.