The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Non-GC Events

September 24 The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Back in the Bronx Series: Before the Fires

Time: 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 2nd Floor North Wingseum

Free admission for Bronx Museum members; $10 lunch for non-members.


Lunch  is included with ticket purchase:


In Before the Fires: An Oral History of African American Life in the Bronx from the 1930’s to the 1960’s, co-editors Bob Gumbs and Mark Naison document the African American experience in the Bronx during the years when the Bronx was seen as a place of hope and opportunity for Blacks and Latinos.  At the event Gumbs, a Bronx native, and Naison will read excerpts and sign copies of the book.


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