Past Event

2023 Bancroft Prizes in American History and Diplomacy

April 20, 2023
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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The Forum: 605 W 125th St.

Join Columbia University Libraries for a program and reception to honor the 2023 recipients of the Bancroft Prizes in American History and Diplomacy. As reported by The New York Times, the winning works are:

  • G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century by Beverly Gage (Viking, 2022)
  • Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands by Kelly Lytle Hernández (W.W. Norton & Company, 2022)
  • The Sewing Girl's Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America by John Wood Sweet (Henry Holt & Company, 2022)

The program will be hosted by The Forum and Columbia University Libraries, in partnership with the Columbia University Department of History. Please register to attend by Monday, April 10.

For more information about the authors and their work, read the Libraries' announcement of the 2023 Bancroft Prizes.

Event Contact Information:
Allison Morrow
[email protected]