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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Upcoming Lectures

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

Understanding America in the Age of Trump

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Matthew Pratt Guterl
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Providence College

When Civil Rights was Unpopular: The Civil Rights Movement after 1950

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Spencer Crew
Thursday, February 7, 2019, 6:00 PM
Boise City Hall - Maryanne Jordan Council Chambers
150 N Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702
For more information, contact Mark Iverson mwiverson@cityofboise.org ph. (208) 608-7054 https://www.boiseartsandhistory.org/

The United States and Russia, 1917–2017: From Lenin to Trump

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by David C. Engerman
Saturday, February 9, 2019, 10:00 AM
and 2:00pm
Minnesota History Center
St. Paul, MN
$16/MNHS Members receive 20% discount

Scientists and the Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Sarah Bridger
Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts, Department of History
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 5:00 PM
Towson University
Liberal Arts Building, Room 4310
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252

For more information, contact Dr. Karen Oslund KOslund@towson.edu

The American Presidency in the Age of Enlightenment

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Caroline Winterer
Sponsored by Department of History
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 3:30 PM
Florida Atlantic University
Live Oak Pavilion, Student Union
777 Glades Rd.
Boca Raton, FL
For more information, contact Stephen Engle engle@fau.edu ph. 561-297-2444 fau.edu/larkin

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, 4:30 PM
Princeton University Center for the Study of Religion
5 Ivy Lane
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

African American Veterans: Their Experience and Legacy

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Adriane Lentz-Smith
Sponsored by VCU Libraries
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 7:00 PM
Virginia Commonwealth University
James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303)
901 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
For more information, contact John Ulmschneider jeulmsch@vcu.edu
Registration recommended: https://www.support.vcu.edu/event/VCULibrariesBHM2019

American Prophet: The Inner Life & Global Vision of Martin Luther King, Jr.

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Clayborne Carson
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Baylor University
Tidwell Bible Building
600 Speight Avenue
Waco, TX 76798

Rethinking Jim Crow Segregation

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by N. D. B. Connolly
Sponsored by NYC Dept of Education and National Archives
Thursday, February 21, 2019, 4:00 PM
National Archives
One Bowling Green
New York City, NY 10004
*Closed professional development event*

Black Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Keisha N. Blain
Thursday, February 21, 2019, 6:00 PM
Sarah Lawrence College
Stone Room
1 Mead Way
Bronxville, NY

Medical Bondage and the Birth of American Gynecology

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Deirdre Cooper Owens
Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 1:00 PM
Simpson College
701 North C Street
Indianola, Iowa 50125

The Domestic Impact of World War II

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by John W. Jeffries
Sponsored by Poughkeepsie Public Library District
Thursday, March 21, 2019
FDR Library in Hyde Park, NY
For more information, contact Tom Lawrence tlawrence@poklib.org

Revising Removal, Indigenizing the Midwest

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Jacki Thompson Rand
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Augustana College
639 38th Street
Rock Island, Illinois, 61201

Kicked Out: U.S. Detention & Deportation Policy

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Kelly Lytle Hernandez
Thursday, March 28, 2019
University of Maryland-College Park
Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Prince George's Room
3972 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742