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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


Watch or listen to some of the leading historians who participate in the OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program, a speakers bureau dedicated to American history.

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“Founding Mothers: How Women Shaped the Founding”
This lecture was presented as the Dell and Audrey Thompson Distinguished Lecture in American Revolution Studies at Siena College's McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution in Loudonville, New York. Recorded in March 2013.

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“Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South”

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Stephanie McCurry.

Dr. McCurry is a professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania. This lecture was presented as part of the Stanton Sharp Lecture Series, sponsored by the Clements Department of History at Southern Methodist University. Recorded by Kathleen Tibbetts in October 2010.
(Details: 25 minutes, 10 MB)
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“Rightward Bound: The Rise of Conservatism in Modern American Politics”

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Bruce J. Schulman.

Dr. Schulman is the William E. Huntington Professor of History at Boston University. This lecture was presented as the annual Paul V. McNutt Lecture at Indiana University, sponsored by the university’s history department. Recorded by Nic Champagne in March 2011.
(Details: 51 minutes, 15 MB)
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“A ‘duet with John Bull’: African Americans and the Struggle to win British Support for the Union”

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Richard J. M. Blackett.

Dr. Blackett holds the Andrew Jackson Chair of History at Vanderbilt University. This lecture was presented as part of the Stanton Sharp Lecture Series, sponsored by the Clements Department of History at Southern Methodist University. Recorded by Kathleen Tibbetts in April 2011. (Details: 48 minutes, 30.1 MB)
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