Upcoming Lectures


The Research Division hosts at least twenty public lectures each year on themes related to The Huntington collections. Details about each lecture are available approximately two months prior to lecture date on the online calendar. Unless otherwise noted, lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. in Rothenberg Hall in the Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center.

2018-2019 Lectures

September 26, 2018

The Rogers Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in Nineteenth-Century American History

Professor Gary Gallagher, History, University of Virginia


October 3, 2018

Isherwood-Bachardy Lecture

Tom Ford


October 10, 2018

The Martin Ridge Lecture in Literature

Paul Theroux


October 24, 2018

The Ritchie Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in Early American History

Professor Gregory Nobles, History, Georgia Tech


November 14, 2018

The Fletcher Jones Foundation Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in British History

Professor Naomi Tadmor, History, University of Lancaster


December 5, 2018

The Los Angeles Times Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in American Studies

Professor Martha Sandweiss, History, Princeton University


December 12, 2018

The Allan Nevins Lecture in American History

Professor Mary Sarah Bilder, Law, Boston College


January 16, 2019

The Ray Allen Billington Lecture in the History of the American West

Professor Benjamin Madley, History, UCLA


January 23, 2019

The Crotty Lecture in the History of British or European Civilization

Professor Faramerz Dabhoiwala, History, Princeton University


January 30, 2019

The Mary Robertson Fellow’s Lecture in Tudor Studies (Crotty Lecture)

Professor Sir Diarmaid MacCulloch, St Cross College, Oxford


February 13, 2019

The Haaga Lecture in the History and Culture of Entrepreneurship

Professor Bill Deverell, History, USC


March 13, 2019

The Avery Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in the Humanities

Professor Louis Warren, History, UC Davis


March 20, 2019

The Dibner Lecture in the History of Science and Technology

Professor Pamela Smith, History, Columbia University


March 27, 2019

The Wark Lecture in Art History

Professor Jennifer Van Horn, History of Art, University of Delaware


April 10, 2019

The Zeidberg Lecture in the History of the Book

Professor Henry Woudhuysen, Rector, Lincoln College, Oxford


April 17, 2019

The George and Arlene Cheng Foundation Lecture in Chinese-American Studies

Professor Sue Fawn Chung, History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


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