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Great Speakers, Important Topics
A speakers bureau dedicated to American history, the OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program is a reliable and easy-to-use resource for identifying and contacting leading historians who can share their expertise with your audience.
New in 2018–2019
The OAH welcomes
27 new speakers to the Distinguished Lectureship Program roster in 2018–2019.
OAH Distinguished Lecturer William Chafe, "The Modern Presidency from Kennedy to Trump "
Find other speakers who wish to foster dialogue and critical thinking about the deep historical roots of current issues revealed by the 2016 presidential race and the election of
Donald J. Trump >
Raves & Reviews
“The OAH Lectureship Program is an invaluable resource for making preeminent scholars available to smaller institutions and academic communities. It's a pleasure to work with the OAH staff, and the quality of the speakers is incredible. ”
— Meredith Clark-Wiltz
Director of American Studies Franklin College Indiana Upcoming Lectures
For more information about all upcoming lectures, visit the
upcoming lectures page. The American Presidency in the Age of Enlightenment An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Caroline Winterer Sponsored by Department of History Wednesday, February 20, 2019 The Religious Roots of Today’s Debates over Gender, Race, and Sexual Truth An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Rebecca L. Davis Wednesday, February 20, 2019
African American Veterans: Their Experience and Legacy An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Adriane Lentz-Smith Sponsored by VCU Libraries Wednesday, February 20, 2019