St. Paul’s Chapel in Lower Manhattan abides as New York’s oldest building in continuous public use, and as a symbol of faith, endurance, and social good. As part of year-long celebration, Trinity Church Wall Street is hosting a series of lectures as well as other special events.
Lisa Keller, Professor of History at SUNY Purchase
“Raucous New York: Popular Protest on the Streets Around and Beyond St. Paul’s.”
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Lisa Keller will talk about the noisy New Yorkers who transformed New York from a village to a world city in the 19th century. They did so by making the streets of New York their living room for daily life, and for popular protest.
Lisa Keller is Professor of History at Purchase College, State University of New York. She serves as Associate Director of the Herbert H. Lehman Center for American History at Columbia University, where she is Chair of the Seminar on the City, University Seminars. She is Executive Editor of the Encyclopedia of New York City, 2nd Edition. Her book Triumph of Order: Democracy and Public Space in New York & London received the Urban History Award for Best Book and the Herbert H. Lehman Award for Distinguished Scholarship. She specializes in trans-Atlantic (the U.S. and Great Britain), women’s, and urban/suburban history. She has written books, articles, and op-eds on New York, London, and Westchester County. A recipient of the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, she founded the journalism program at Purchase College in 1998, which she directed for ten years. She has a B.A. from Vassar College and a PhD. from Cambridge University
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