Liberalism and Its Critics

General Programming

  • Department of History

In his recent book The Revolt Against the Masses, Fred Siegel indicts modern American liberalism for elitism toward ordinary Americans, their values and culture, and blames liberals for many of the problems plaguing American Society today. Taking off from Siegel's book, the panelists will respond to his critique, discuss liberalism's history, and evaluate its future prospects.

Event is free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served. Please arrive early as we cannot exceed the room capacity of 65 persons.

  • Fred Siegel Scholar in Residence St. Francis College in Brooklyn
  • Eric Foner DeWitt Clinton Professor of History Columbia University
  • Ira Katznelson Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History Columbia University
  • Anne Kornhauser Assistant Professor of History City College of New York, City University of New York
  • Judith Stein Distinguished Professor of History The Graduate Center, City University of New York