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Speaker Series

Every year the History Section presents a series of public lectures by leading historians. For upcoming events, see our home page. For more information or to suggest a speaker or topic, contact Speaker Series Coordinators Dr. Ashley Johnson Bavery and Dr. John McCurdy. Events are eligible for LBC credit.

2017-18 Speakers

Professor Dario Gaggio, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
“Landscape Tales: Narrating Place in Tuscany from Fascism to the Present”
Monday, September 25, 2017, 4:15-5:15 p.m., Halle Library Auditorium

Professor LaShawn Harris, Michigan State University
“Madame Queen of Policy: Stephanie St. Clair, Harlem’s Number Racket, and Community Advocacy”
Thursday, November 9, 4:30-5:45 p.m., Halle Library Auditorium

Professor John Ellis, University of Michigan, Flint
“The Children of the Dragon: The Welsh and British History”
Thursday, February 8, 4:00-5:15 p.m., Halle Library 300

Professor Molly Gower, Saint Mary’s College of Indiana
“The Heart of Peace: Christine de Pizan and Christian Theology”
Tuesday, March 13, 4:15-5:30, Halle Library 300

2016-17 Speakers