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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


Upcoming Lectures

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

Clickbait Nation: How iCampaigns Changed American Politics

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Claire Bond Potter
Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts, Towson University
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 4:00 PM
Liberal Arts Building Room 4310, Towson University, Towson, Maryland
For more information, contact Professor Christian Koot ckoot@towson.edu


Making America Great: The History of Immigration

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Hasia Diner
Sponsored by Creighton University
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM
Harper Center, Room 3027, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
For more information, contact Professor Britta McEwen brittamcewen@creighton.edu


The Power of the Zoot: Youth Culture and Resistance during World War II

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Luis Alvarez
Sponsored by Weber State University
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 1:00 PM
Hetzel-Hoellein Room, Stewart Library, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah
For more information, contact Sarah Singh specialcollections@weber.edu ph. 801-626-6540


"Black Women Will Rally!" Black Women, Intersectional Politics, and the 2016 Presidential Election

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Leah Wright Rigueur
Sponsored by Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, Central Connecticut State University
Monday, March 5, 2018, 12:15 PM
Constitution Room, Memorial Hall, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut
For more information, contact Dr. Heather Munro Prescott, Professor of History prescott@ccsu.edu


Freedom from Fear: Americans and the Nazi Threat

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Daniel Greene
Sponsored by History Graduate Student Association, Louisiana State University
Friday, March 9, 2018, 7:30 PM
French House, LSU, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
For more information, contact Elizabeth Taylor hgsa@lsu.edu
conference keynote, registration fee required


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


Over the Line: Immigrant Women and the Rise of the Surveillance State in the Progressive Era

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Katherine Benton-Cohen
Sponsored by Department of History and Phi Beta Kappa chapter, Baylor University
Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 3:30 PM
Marrs McLean Science Building 101, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
For more information, contact Professor Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué jb_mougoue@baylor.edu
The department will reserve VIP seats for members of the local Waco community who plan to attend the talk.


Us vs. Them, Then and Now: Understanding Anti-Mexican Rhetoric in Times of Economic Crisis

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Michael Innis-Jiménez
Sponsored by Center for Latino and Latin American Studies at Northern Illinois University
Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 6:00 PM
Latino Center 121, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
For more information, contact Dr. Christina D. Abreu cabreu@niu.edu


Historical Memories of Japanese American Internment

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Alice Yang
Sponsored by Weber State University
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 1:00 PM
Hetzel-Hoellein Room, Stewart Library, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah
For more information, contact Sarah Singh specialcollections@weber.edu ph. 801-626-6540