Upcoming Lectures

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

America First? Isolationism and U.S. Global Engagement in Historical Perspective

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Christopher McKnight Nichols
Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM
and 2:00pm Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN
http://www.mnhs.org
$16/MNHS Members receive 20% discount

Diaspora, Race, and the Canal Builders: Afro-Caribbeans and African Americans in the Construction of the Panama Canal

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Julie Greene
Sponsored by Towson University College of Liberal Arts, Department of History
Monday, October 21, 2019
Towson University

Mobilizing Memory: How to Remember the Civil Rights Movement and Why it Matters

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Renee Romano
Sponsored by University of Mary Washington Departments of History and American Studies
Monday, October 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
University of Mary Washington
HCC Digital Auditorium
Fredericksburg, VA
For more information, contact Erin Devlin edevlin@umw.edu ph. 540-654-1480

Don't Blame the Workers: The Myth of Working-Class Conservatism

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Dorothy Sue Cobble
Saturday, November 9, 2019, 10:00 AM
and 2:00pm Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN
http://www.mnhs.org
$16/MNHS Members receive 20% discount

Courting Trouble? An Unadulterated History of Marriage

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Stephanie Coontz
Sponsored by Prairie Village Museum
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Rugby High School
1123 S Main Ave
Rugby, ND 58368
https://www.prairievillagemuseum.com/

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

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

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)

Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History

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

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
Fireside Lounge, Student Union
For more information, contact Prof. Joseph Rodriguez, Chair, Department of History joerod@uwm.edu ph. 414-229-3963 www.uwm.edu/history/