Martin Duberman

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Professor Martin Duberman of New York was a Distinguished Professor of History at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the founder of the CUNY Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies. Duberman wrote "Left Out: The Politics of Exclusion— Essays 1964-1999" (NY, Basic Books, 1999).[1]

Herbert Aptheker Testimonial Dinner

On April 28, 1966 Martin Duberman was a sponsor of the Herbert Aptheker Testimonial Dinner. The dinner was held on the occasion of Herbert Aptheker's 50th birthday, the publication of his 20th book, and the 2nd anniversary of the American Institute for Marxist Studies. It was held in the Sutton Ballroom, The New York Hilton, Avenue of the Americas, 53rd to 54th Street, New York City. Most speakers, organizers and sponsors were known members or supporters of the Communist Party USA.[2]

Communist "Manifestivity"

On October 30 and 31, 1998 the Brecht Forum presented the "Communist Manifestivity to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Communist Manifesto" at Cooper Union's Great Hall, New York.

Individual endorsers of the event included Martin Duberman.[3]

Open Letter to Obama on Iran

In 2008 Martin Duberman, Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus, CUNY, New York signed an online petition “A Open Letter to Barack Obama on Iran”.[4]

Campaign for Peace and Democracy

Duberman is listed as an endorser of the Campaign for Peace and Democracy, as of March 15, 2010.[5]

Left Forum 2011

Then and Now: Is the Gay Rights Movement Radical?

External links


  1. DL Millenium issue, Part 2, 1999, page 24
  2. Dinner Program for the Herbert Aptheke Dinner, April 28, 1966
  3. Mail Archive website: Communist Manifestivity Conference Schedule, Oct. 28, 1998
  4. Open Letter to Obama on Iran
  5. Endorsers