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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


Upcoming Lectures

All lectures are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Seeing History: Experiments in Digital History

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Edward L. Ayers
Sponsored by Kentucky Historical Society, as part of its Civil War Governors of Kentucky Symposium
Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6:00 PM
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Kentucky
For more information, contact ph. 502-564-1792, ext. 4408
Open to the public, $10 KHS members or $15 other patrons, includes light reception starting 6 p.m. Reservations required by June 5.


Why Mass Incarceration Matters

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Heather Ann Thompson
Sponsored by SUNY Geneseo History Department
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 7:00 PM
Newton 202, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, New York
For more information, contact Professor Justin Behrend behrend@geneseo.edu ph. 585-245- 5587


Franklin Roosevelt, the New Deal, and the West

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Sarah T. Phillips
Sponsored by Boise City Department of Arts & History, as part of its Fettuccini Forum series
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM
Boise City Hall, 150 N. Capitol Blvd., Boise, Idaho
For more information, contact Mr. Mark Iverson mwiverson@cityofboise.org https://www.boiseartsandhistory.org/


Nuestra América: Latino History as U.S. History

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Vicki L. Ruiz
Sponsored by Delaware Humanities
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 7:00 PM
The Soda House at Hagley, Wilmington, Delaware
For more information, contact Ciera Fisher chfisher@dhf.org ph. 302-657-0650, ext. 12 www.dehumanities.org
Lecture is free, although there is a charge for reception to follow, which is optional to attend.


The Modern Presidency from Kennedy to Trump: The Intersection of Politics and Personality

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by William H. Chafe
Sponsored by Florida Atlantic University
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, time tba
University Theatre, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
For more information, contact Professor Steve Engle engle@fau.edu


Rightward Bound: The Rise of Conservatism in Modern American Politics

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Bruce J. Schulman
Sponsored by California Lutheran University
Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 7:00 PM
Ullman Commons 100/101, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, California
For more information, contact Professor Sam Claussen sclaussen@callutheran.edu ph. (805) 493-3432