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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.


Video and audio OAH Distinguished Lectures, like the one below, are available on the OAH YouTube channel.


"There Will Be Oil: A Sacred History of Energy and Environment in the Modern United States"
This lecture was presented at the Richard D. McKinzie Symposium, "One Nation under God: The Politics of America's Religious Diversity," sponsored by the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The symposium also included presentations by OAH Distinguished Lecturers Charles Cohen and Sarah Barringer Gordon. Recorded by the Kansas City Public Library in February 2014.