The following lectures are open to the public.
Williams discusses African American soldiers in World War I
Chad Williams will present a lecture entitled “Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers and World War I” at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, on Monday, February 24, 2014, at 7 p.m. Cosponsored by the museum and the history program at Park University this lecture will also be the university’s annual Spencer Cave Black History Month Lecture. For more information, contact Professor Tim Westcott, .
Ruiz describes women in the Chicano movement
Vicki Ruiz will present a lecture entitled “‘La Nueva Chicana’: Women in the Chicano Movement” in Library 300 on the campus of DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at noon. Sponsored by the university’s Center for Latino Research, Latin American and Latino studies program, history department, Women’s Center, and women’s and gender studies program. For more information, contact .
Litwack considers legacy of the Civil War
Leon Litwack will present a lecture entitled “The Legacy of the Civil War” at the Nicholson Library of Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the college’s library and history department. For more information, contact library director Susan Whyte, ph. 503-883-2517, .
Hoxie surveys history of Native American political activism
Fred Hoxie will present a lecture entitled “This Indian Country” at the Corley Auditorium in Webster Hall on the campus of Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri, on April 9, 2014. Sponsored by the university’s social science department. For more information, contact Professor Steven Wagner, .