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Upcoming Lectures

 

Details for each lecture are available on our online calendar approximately two months prior to the lecture date. Unless otherwise noted, all lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. and will take place in the Botanical Center, Ahmanson Classroom.

 2014

 
Jan. 14   The Zamorano Club Lecture in the History of the Book

Professor Nick Wilding (History, Georgia State University)


 
Feb. 5   The Avery Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in the Humanities

Professor Theresa Kelley (English, University of Wisconsin, Madison)


 
Feb. 26   The Crotty Lecture in the History of British or European Civilization

Professor Thomas Cogswell (History, University of California at Riverside)


 
March 17   The Fletcher-Jones Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in British History

Professor James Simpson (English, Harvard University)


 
April 17   The Ray Allan Billington Lecture in the History of the American West

Professor David Igler (History, University of California, Irvine)


 
May 6  

The Martin Ridge Lecture in Literature

Professor Bradin Cormack (English Language and Literature, University of Chicago/Princeton University)


 
May 8   The Dibner Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in the History of Science and Technology

Professor Valerie Traub (English Language and Literature, University of Michigan)


 
May 12   The Crotty Lecture in the History of British European Civilization

Professor John Morrill (History, University of Cambridge)


 
May 22   The Nature and Significance of the Archimedes Palimpsest

Will Noel (University of Pennsylvania), Reviel Netz (Stanford University), and Abigail Quandt (Walters Art Museum)


 
Sept. 22   The Crotty Lecture in the History of British European Civilization

Dr. Susan Brigden (History, University of Oxford; Mary L. Robertson Visiting Fellow in Tudor Studies)


 
Oct. 20   The Allan Nevins Lecture in American History

Professor John Demos (History, Yale University)


 
Oct. 23   The Crotty Lecture in the History of British or European Civilization

Professor Keith Wrightson (History, Yale University)


 
Nov. 11   The Ray Allen Billington Lecture in the History of the American West

Professor Ari Kelman (History, Penn State University)


 

 2015

 
Jan. 21   The Dibner Lecture in the History of Science and Technology

Professor William Newman (History, Indiana University; Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor in the History of Science and Technology at Caltech and the Huntington)


 
Jan. 28   The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation Lecture in the History of Los Angeles

Professor Frank Guridy (History, University of Texas at Austin; Ray Allen Billington Visiting Professor at the Huntington and Occidental College)


 
Feb. 11   The Los Angeles Times Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in American Studies

Professor David Hall (Harvard Divinty School)


 
March 11   The Fletcher Jones Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in British History

Professor Tim Harris (History, Brown University)


 
March 25   The Dock Society Walter Jarvis Barlow Lecture in the History of Medicine

Professor Nancy Tomes


 
April 8   The Ritchie Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in Early American History

Professor Susan Juster (History, University of Michigan)


 
April 13   The Paul G. Haaga Jr. Lecture in the History of American Entrepreneurship

Professor Jonathan Levy (History, Princeton University)


 
April 22   The Dock Society George Dock Lecture in the History of Medicine

Professor Mary Fissell (History, John Hopkins University)


 
April 29   The Avery Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in the Humanities

Professor Kathleen Wilson (History, Stony Brook University)


 
April 30   The Zamorano Club Lecture in the History of the Book

Professor Matthew Fisher (UCLA)


 
May 13   The Rogers’ Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in Nineteenth-Century American History

Professor Joseph Glatthaar (History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)


 
May 20   The Martin Ridge Lecture in Literature

Professor Jonathan Bate (Provost, Worcester College, University of Oxford)


 
May 21   Crotty Lecture on the History of the Anglo-American Legal Tradition

Paul Halliday (History, University of Virginia)


 

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