Upcoming OAH Lectures

Photo courtesy: Nancy Shoemaker
OAH Distinguished Lecturer David Blight discusses Frederick Douglass at the First Unitarian Church in New Bedford, MA

The Nature of History: Teaching Environmental History in Primary and Secondary Schools

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Matthew Klingle
Monday, May 24, 2021, 12:00 PM CST
Virtual Workshop
Hosted by Vermilionville Living History Museum, Lafayette, LA
*Closed Professional Development event

The Gender of Poverty: How Women Overseas Became the Deserving Poor

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Joanne Meyerowitz
Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 12:00 PM Pacific Time
VIRTUAL OAH Lecture | Live with Q&A
Hosted by University of California-Davis
Sponsored by Women's and Gender History Program and the Department of History
Register for this live event: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEuce2gqD8qEtIFZJGviSVw-CzpJflXK4_h
For more information, contact Cecilia Tsu (cmtsu@ucdavis.edu) or visit https://dhi.ucdavis.edu/events/gender-poverty-how-women-overseas-became-deserving-poor

Varina Howell Davis, the First Lady of the Confederacy

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Joan E. Cashin
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Hosted by The Peninsula Foundation, Peninsula, OH
Register for this live event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/varina-davis-first-lady-of-the-confederacy-tickets-151807060003
For more information, visit https://www.peninsulahistory.org/cwls/

Racism and Slavery in the 1700's and 1800's

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by William P. Jones
Tuesday, June 8, 2021, 4:00 PM Central Time
Hosted by University of Minnesota Gophers Football
*Closed private event

Community Conversation: What It Means To Be An Asian American

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Erika Lee
Thursday, June 10, 2021, 7:00 PM
Hosted by The Westport Library, Westport, CT
*Closed Community event

Your Silence Will Not Protect You: History and Social Justice

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Rhonda Y. Williams
Friday, September 24, 2021, 12:30 PM Central Time
Hosted by AASLH Annual Conference
Little Rock, AR
For more information, visit https://aaslh.org/annualmeeting/2021annualmeeting/

The Modern Indian from Relocation to Cities

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Donald L. Fixico
Wednesday, November 17, 2021, Central Time
Hosted by Baylor University's Mayborn Museum
Waco, TX

Brothers in Valor: The Battlefield Stories of the 89 African Americans Awarded the Medal of Honor

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Robert F. Jefferson Jr.
Thursday, December 2, 2021
VIRTUAL OAH Lecture | Live with Q&A
Hosted by First Division Museum of Cantigny Park