Prof. Harvey Kaye of Democracy and Justice Studies shares this reminder for fans of the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series regarding the scheduled third and fourth programs of the academic year. Here’s the lineup:
• Wednesday, April 16 (note new date) — Veteran labor journalist Sam Pizzigati, an associate fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C., will discuss his book The Rich Don’t Always Win and the view that the middle class “triumphed over plutocracy” for much of the eight decades between 1890 and 1970. The lecture begins at 3:45 p.m. in the Christie Theatre on the lower level of the University Union.
• Thursday, April 24 — Julia Irwin, a faculty member with the University of South Florida, will address the topic of her new book, Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation’s Humanitarian Awakening, in which she talks about the degree to which charities and relief efforts effect American diplomacy. Her presentation begins at 2 p.m. in the Christie Theatre.