Learning in Retirement Lecture Series Continues at Iona College

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The following release is from Iona College:

Learning in Retirement at Iona College (LIRIC) will present a lecture by Dr. Harriet Davis-Kram on “A Peek at the Underside of American Victorian History:  Murder Most Foul!”   Free and open to the general public, the event begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Iona College, Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium, 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY, 10801. This event is made possible through Speakers in the Humanities, a program of the New York Council for the Humanities.  Speakers in the Humanities lectures are made possible with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Dr. Harriet Davis-Kram has been teaching at Queens College for over twenty years.  She is a Professor of American history, specializing in the areas of American Women’s History, American Labor History, Immigration and New York City History.  Dr. Davis-Kram also guides New York City social history walking tours.


Since its launch in 1983, the Council’s Speakers in the Humanities program has linked distinguished scholars with a diverse audience through the presentation of lectures on a broad range of topics.  All Speakers events are free and open to the general public.  Each year, hundreds of cultural organizations and community groups take advantage of this program, which offers the very best in humanities scholarship to thousands of citizens in every corner of New York State.


The New York Council for the Humanities is a not-for-profit, independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Through statewide collaborations, and programs and services that encourage imaginative thinking and critical inquiry, the Council works to ensure that the humanities are present in the intellectual and cultural life of every New Yorker.


For further information please contact:

LIRIC/Learning in Retirement at Iona College

Iona College, 715 New Rochelle, NY 10801

Tel. No. 914-633-2675; Website: www.iona.edu/liric



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