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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 Coordinator Dr. Ashley Johnson Bavery. Events are eligible for LBC credit.

2019-20 Speakers

Schedule is in development: details and additional talks will be added.

Jeff Morrison, EMU Alumnus in History and Art
“Guardians of Detroit: Architectural Sculpture in the Motor City”
4 p.m., September 19, 2019 in Halle Library Auditorium
Co-sponsored by the School of Art and Design and by the Urban Studies Program

Jesse Hoffnung-Garskoff, Professor, University of Michigan
“Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean”
4 p.m., October 24, 2019 in Strong Hall Auditorium (room 100)

John McCurdy, Professor, Eastern Michigan University
“Quarters: Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution”
4 p.m., January 23, 2020

Amy Shell-Gellasch, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Eastern Michigan University
“Researching American History in the Collections of the Smithsonian”
4 p.m., January 30, 2020