The History Forum showcases the best new work on New York City
history and builds bridges between the city's past and present. Presentations
by, and conversations with, historians and history makers are moderated by Suzanne Wasserman, Director of the Gotham Center.
ALL SPRING 2014 FORUMS WILL BE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Admittance will be "first come, first served."
All forums are FREE for CUNY Graduate Center students.
All sessions are held at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York,
365 Fifth Avenue @ 34th Street. For more information please email or call the
Gotham Center at 212-817-8474 or check Current Forums
or the Calendar of Events.
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A History of Comedy in New York
March 17, 2014, 6:30-8 PM
Elebash Recital Hall
Join members of the Museum of American Humor for an evening of readings from some of Gotham’s greatest humorists: James Thurber, Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker, Calvin Trillin, Fran Lebowitz, Woody Allen and more. And stay for a spirited discussion afterwards. Admission is free and the laughs are on us.