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Michael Kammen

Professor of America History, Cornell University

March 19, 2007 — 4:10 PM
University of California, Berkeley — UC Berkeley Campus

Add to Google Calendar 03/19/2007 4:10 PM 03/19/2007 6:00 PM America/Los_Angeles From Thomas Jefferson to Forrest Gump: How the Mall in Washington Became the Nation’s Most Venerated Civic Space

About the Lecture Michael Kammen is a celebrated Pulitzer Prize-winning historian. Originally a specialist in colonial American history, Kammen has also published extensively on twentieth-century and contemporary American popular culture. Here he explores how the Mall in Washington DC became … Continued

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About the Lecture

Michael Kammen is a celebrated Pulitzer Prize-winning historian. Originally a specialist in colonial American history, Kammen has also published extensively on twentieth-century and contemporary American popular culture. Here he explores how the Mall in Washington DC became such an important civic space.

About Michael Kammen

Michael Kammen is a celebrated Pulitzer Prize-winning historian. Originally a specialist in colonial American history, Kammen has also published extensively on twentieth-century and contemporary American popular culture. A central theme in his wide spectrum of work is the usefulness of history in American society. In exploring this theme Kammen has drawn attention to society’s often fervent proprietorship of its own history and the controversies surrounding its interpretation and use. Kammen has served as the Newton C. Farr Professor of American History and Culture at Cornell University since 1973.


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