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Book Distinguished Lectureship Program speakers now for 2015

BLOOMINGTON—Great speakers on hundreds of fascinating topics in American history are available for public presentations through the Organization of American Historians (OAH).

Widely sought for lectures at museums, libraries, churches, schools, and other public and private venues, these leading experts in American history are participants in OAH's popular Distinguished Lectureship Program.

Specializing in U.S. history from the 1600s through the present, OAH lecturers share unique historical perspectives that relate to current social, political, and economic events. Topics and subject matter include:

For a complete list of topics and participating speakers, information about costs, upcoming lectures, reviews, and how to schedule a speaker, visit oah.org/lectures, call 812.855.7311, or e-mail lectures@oah.org

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Founded in 1907, the Organization of American Historians (OAH) is the world's largest professional association dedicated to American history scholarship. With more than 7,800 members from the U.S. and abroad, OAH promotes excellence in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of American history, encouraging wide discussion of historical questions and equitable treatment of history practitioners. It publishes the quarterly Journal of American History, the leading scholarly publication and journal of record in the field of American history for more than nine decades. It also publishes The American Historian magazine. Formerly known as the Mississippi Valley Historical Association (MVHA), the association became the OAH in 1965 to reflect a broader scope focusing on national studies of American history. The OAH national headquarters are located in the historic Raintree House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places at Indiana University.