Past Event

Cons and Scams: Their Place in American Culture Conference

April 23, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th Street, New York

Cons and con men have long been present in American culture and are often represented as romantic figures. This symposium will explore cons and scams in their many guises and what makes us vulnerable to them, with particular attention to the current political scene in the US. This event marks the 37th Social Research Conference.

Free and open to the public, but registration is required. For the full schedule and registration, please visit the conference EventBrite for more details.

This event is sponsored by The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School and the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University.