Upcoming Lectures

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

Why They Marched: Celebrating the Centennial of Women's Suffrage

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Susan Ware
Sponsored by Avon Free Public Library
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 3:00 PM
Avon Free Public Library
Community Room, 281 Country Club Rd.
Avon, CT

For more information, contact Tina Panik tpanik@avonctlibrary.info https://www.avonctlibrary.info/

Sex and God in the City of the Angels: The Kidnapping of Aimee Semple McPherson and American Culture

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Matthew Avery Sutton
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Augustana University
Sioux Falls, SD
For more information, contact Matthew Pehl Matthew.Pehl@augie.edu

Pocahontas and the English Boys: Fluid Identities in Early Virginia

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Karen Ordahl Kupperman
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Boca Grande Community Center
For more information, contact Roger Lewis crogerlewis@gmail.com ph. 941-964-0827

Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women's Activism in the Civil Rights Movement

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Tiffany M. Gill
Sponsored by New York City Department of Education and National Archives
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 4:00 PM
For more information, contact Joseph Schmidt jschmid@schools.nyc.gov ph. (551) 486-5123
*Closed Professional Development event

Recy Taylor and the Roots of the #MeToo Movement

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Danielle L. McGuire
Sponsored by Evelyn Lincoln Institute for Ethics and Society
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 7:00 PM
Mercyhurst University,
Erie, PA
For more information, contact Verna Ehret vehret@mercyhurst.edu ph. 814-824-2075

The Role of "Big Government" in American Life

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Steven Conn
Saturday, February 22, 2020, 10:00 AM
and 2:00pm Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN
http://www.mnhs.org
$16/MNHS Members receive 20% discount

Defiant Braceros: How Migrant Workers Fought for Racial, Sexual, and Political Freedom

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Mireya Loza
Sponsored by New York City Department of Education and National Archives
Thursday, February 27, 2020, 4:00 PM
National Archives
One Bowling Green
New York City, NY
For more information, contact Joseph Schmidt jschmid@schools.nyc.gov

The "Immigration Problem," 1917 and 2017

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Katherine Benton-Cohen
Sponsored by History Graduate Student Association of LSU
Friday, March 6, 2020, 7:00 PM
Louisiana State University
French House-Ogden Honors College of LSU
Baton Rouge, LA
Yes (Free to LSU staff and students)

Andrew Jackson and Donald Trump: Outsiders Alike?

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Daniel Feller
Sponsored by Department of History
Friday, March 13, 2020
63rd Annual Missouri Valley History Conference
University of Nebraska-Omaha
For more information, contact Mark Scherer mvhc.coordinator@gmail.com https://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-arts-and-sciences/history/news-and-events/missouri-valley/mvhc.php

Other Monumentalities: Building the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Mabel O. Wilson
Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts
Monday, March 23, 2020, 7:00 PM
Towson University

For more information, contact Terry Cooney tcooney@towson.edu

Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Monday, March 30, 2020
Weber State University
Ogden, UT

Rethinking Rufus: Sexual Violations of Enslaved Men

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Thomas A. Foster
Sponsored by Department of History
Friday, April 10, 2020
University of Miami
Miami, Fl
For more information, contact Krista Goff

The Rise and Fall of an American Labor Party: The Democrats from the New Deal to the Present

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Michael Kazin
Thursday, April 30, 2020, 3:00 PM
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Library conference center; 4th floor Golda Meir Library
For more information, contact Prof. Joseph Rodriguez, Chair, Department of History joerod@uwm.edu ph. 414-229-3963 www.uwm.edu/history/

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Feminisms: Radicalism, Liberalism, and Invisibility

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Sponsored by Fremont Union High School District
Thursday, May 21, 2020, 4:00 PM
Monta Vista High School
Cupertino, CA


For more information, contact Bonnie Belshe bonnie_belshe@fuhsd.org ph. 408-366-7600
*Closed high school event

Stand By Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by James Downs
Sponsored by New York City Department of Education and National Archives
Thursday, May 28, 2020, 4:00 PM
National Archives
One Bowling Green
New York City, NY
For more information, contact Joseph Schmidt jschmid@schools.nyc.gov
*Closed Professional Development event