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Past lecture series

Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Peniel E. Joseph

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Peniel E. Joseph
Date
May 23rd, 2023
Time
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Title
The Third Reconstruction: America’s Struggle for Racial Justice in the Twenty-First Century

Douglas Brinkley

Speaker
Douglas Brinkley
Date
April 18th, 2023
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Title
Silent Spring Revolution: John F. Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Great Environmental Awakening

Mae Ngai

Speaker
Mae Ngai
Date
March 28th, 2023
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Title
The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics

Nina Totenberg

Speaker
Nina Totenberg
Date
February 2nd, 2023
Time
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Title
Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships

Doris Kearns Goodwin

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Speaker
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Date
October 18th, 2022
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Title
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 and President Lyndon B. Johnson

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022

Annette Gordon-Reed

Speaker
Annette Gordon-Reed
Date
May 10th, 2022
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Title
On Juneteenth

Heather Cox Richardson

Speaker
Heather Cox Richardson
Date
April 12th, 2022
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Title
How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America

Erik Larson

Speaker
Erik Larson
Date
March 1st, 2022
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Title
The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During The Blitz

Fredrik Logevall

Speaker
Fredrik Logevall
Date
February 1st, 2022
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Title
JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century, 1917–1956

Yamiche Alcindor

Speaker
Yamiche Alcindor
Date
October 25th, 2021
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Title
Truth in Journalism: Reporting on Politics and Identity in America