Murder History Lecture At New Rochelle's Iona College

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Learning In Retirement at Iona College will present a lecturer by  Harriet Davis-Kram on Friday, May 2.
Learning In Retirement at Iona College will present a lecturer by Harriet Davis-Kram on Friday, May 2. Photo Credit: Courtesy Iona College Facebook page

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Learning In Retirement at Iona College will present a lecture by Harriet Davis-Kram on Friday, May 2. 

Davis-Kram will speak on “A Peek at the Underside of American Victorian History: Murder Most Foul!” at 1 p.m. at Iona College's Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium at 715 North Ave. The event is made possible through Speakers in the Humanities, a program of the New York Council for the Humanities. Speakers in the Humanities lectures are made possible with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Davis-Kram has been teaching at Queens College for more than 20 years. She is a professor of American history, specializing in the areas of American women’s history, American labor history, immigration and New York City history, according to a press release. 

The council’s Speakers in the Humanities program links "distinguished scholars with a diverse audience through the presentation of lectures on a broad range of topics," according to the release. All speakers events are free and open to the public. 

The New York Council for the Humanities is a nonprofit, independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

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