2018 Annual Faculty Lecture

With Daniel Horowitz
Mary Huggins Gamble Foundation Chair and Professor of American Studies Emeritus, Smith College


Happier? by Daniel Horowitz

The Smith College Club of NYC is honored to welcome Daniel Horowitz as its annual faculty lecturer. Horowitz's new book, Happier? The History of a Cultural Movement That Aspired to Transform America, provides the first history of the origins, development, and impact of the way Americans--and now many around the world--shifted from mental illness to well-being as they pondered the human condition. (Happier? Wall Street Journal Review)
 
 Date Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Midtown East (Address provided to registered guests)
Price: Members FREE | Non-Members $35
 

About the Speaker

Daniel Horowitz is the Mary Huggins Gamble Foundation Chair and Professor of American Studies Emeritus at Smith College. He and his wife, Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz, taught at Smith from 1988 until 2012. His work as a historian has focused on the history of consumer culture and social criticism in the United States during the 20th century. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Among his publications are a biography of Betty Friedan and three books on how American and European writers from the 1830s to the late 20th century wrestled with the consequences of affluence.