audio by year 2007

George Friday: "Acting for Change in the World: Today's Imperative"

86:29 minutes (39.6 MB)

The first two minutes are blank, sorry!

Rose Brewer: "Theory and Practice Binds in Intersectional Analyses: Race, Class, and Gender"

75:42 minutes (17.33 MB)

Dr. Rose M. Brewer is Professor, Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor, and past chair of the African American & African Studies Department at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Professor Brewer also holds affiliated appointments in the Departments of Sociology and Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. She received her M.A and Ph.D degrees in Sociology from Indiana University, and did post-doctoral studies at the University of Chicago. She has written extensively on black families, race, class and gender, and public policy, publishing over 40 refereed journal articles, book chapters, and scholarly essays in these areas. She is the editor with Lisa Albrecht of Bridges of Power: Women’s Multicultural Alliances. She is also co-editor of Is Academic Feminism Dead?: Theory in Practice (New York University Press, 2000), with the Social Justice Group, Center for Advanced Feminist Studies, University of Minnesota. Her most recent co-authored book is The Color of Wealth (The New Press, 2006), which was selected as one of the top l0 books for 2006, receiving the Gustavus-Meyers Book Award for best books on bigotry and human rights.

Ira Katznelson: "Southern Nation: Did a 'Solid South' Shape American Political Development"

87:37 minutes (20.06 MB)

Ira Katznelson (Ph.D., Cambridge University, 1969) is an Americanist whose work has straddled comparative politics and political theory, as well a political and social history. He returned in the Fall 1994 to Columbia, where he had been an assistant and associate professor from 1969-1974.

Bernardo Alvarez Herrera: "V for Venezuela"

94:24 minutes (21.61 MB)

A talk by Bernardo Alvarez Herrera, Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United States.

Boris Kagarlitsky: "Russia's Autocracy and Democratic Tradition"

76:37 minutes (17.54 MB)

Unfortunately, the first fifteen minutes of this lecture were lost.

Paul Buhle, et al.: "Dow Day and What it Means Now"

100:56 minutes (23.11 MB)

Panel of noted student activists involved in the Dow Days of 1967 and earlier campus protests against the Dow Chemical Company.

Tariq Ali: "Axis of Hope: Latin America on the March"

78:14 minutes (17.91 MB)

Tom Hayden: "The Radical American Tradition"

116:04 minutes (26.57 MB)

Nicole Marwell: "Bargaining for Brooklyn: Community Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City"

85:03 minutes (19.47 MB)

NICOLE P. MARWELL is Associate Professor of Sociology and Latina/o
Studies at Columbia University. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology
from the University of Chicago in 2000, and is a faculty affiliate of
Columbia’s Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy,
Center for Urban Research and Policy, Center on Organizational

Nicole Marwell: "The spatial allocation of social provision: Government contracting, material resources and the poor"

92:59 minutes (21.28 MB)

NICOLE P. MARWELL is Associate Professor of Sociology and Latina/o
Studies at Columbia University. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology
from the University of Chicago in 2000, and is a faculty affiliate of
Columbia’s Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy,
Center for Urban Research and Policy, Center on Organizational