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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


Upcoming Lectures

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

History by Hollywood: The Movies’ Influence on Public Opinion

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Robert Brent Toplin
Sponsored by Friends of Boca Grande Community Center
Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 4:30 PM
Auditorium, Boca Grande Community Center, 131 First Street West, Boca Grande, Florida
http://www.bocagrandehappenings.org/events/history-heritage-robert-toplin/Admission charge


Race and Nationalism in American History

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Daryl Michael Scott
Sponsored by DePaul University
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 11:30 AM
location tba
For more information, contact Professor Tera Agyepong t.agyepong@depaul.edu


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


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


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