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Spring 2024

  • February 6 “Defending Our Democracy,” Liz Cheney in conversation with Jon Meacham, 5pm, Langford Auditorium (registration required)
  • February 8, Americanist Workshop with, Stephen Rodriguez, 12:30-2:30pm – Location TBA (RSVP to Will Krause at
  • February 16, Borders of Citizenship GCI – Race, Migration, and the Making of the New South – Kissam C210 MPR, 2:00pm
  • February 20, “Into the Bright Sunshine: Young Hubert Humphrey and the Fight for Civil Rights,” Samuel Freedman, Columbia University, in conversation with Prof. Dennis Dickerson 5:00pm – Location TBA
  • February 22, Americanist Workshop with Dan Usner, 12:30-2:30pm – Buttrick 123 (RSVP to Will Krause at
  • February 26, Destination: Law School – Tips for Successfully navigating the Journey (with Carrie Russell), Buttrick 102, 12:20-1:30pm. (RSVP to Lunch provided.
  • February 28, “Bringing Home the White House: The Hidden History of the Women Who Shaped the Presidency,” Melissa Estes Blair, Auburn College, 5:00pm – Location TBA
  • February 28, “Punch 9 for Harold Washington: Documentary Film Screening and Discussion,” Brandon Gambrell, 6:00-9:00pm, Vanderbilt University Rothschild College
  • February 29, “Europe, Empire, Peace: A Reappraisal,” with Professor Stella Ghervas (UCLA), 4:00pm, Buttrick 123
  • March 4, on “The Neo-Nazi Threat: Lessons from Germany and the United States,” Michelle Kahn, University of Richmond, 12pm – Alumni Hall 201
  • March 7, Americanist Workshop with Jane Landers, 12:30-2:30pm – Buttrick 123 (RSVP to Will Krause at
  • March 21, Americanist Workshop with Will Krause, 12:30-2:30pm – Benson 200 (RSVP to Will Krause at
  • March 25, “Radical Diversity and the Integration Paradigm,” with Max Czollek, 12:00pm – Room TBA
  • March 28, “Abortion Wins Elections,” Rebecca Traister in conversation with Nicole Hemmer, 5pm, Library Community Room
  • March 29, Ottoman History Workshop: Sarah Shields, “Becoming ‘Independent’: Iraq, Race, and the League of Nations,” RPW Center, 12-1:30
  • April 18, Americanist Workshop with Caroline Johnston, 12:30-2:30pm – Benson 200 (RSVP to Will Krause at