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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.


2017-2018 Lectures

September 25, 2017

Isherwood Foundation Lecture

Matthew Spender

 

October 4, 2017

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

Professor Natalia Molina (History, University of California, San Diego)

 

October 11, 2017

The Allan Nevins Lecture in American History

Professor Holger Hoock (History, University of Pittburgh)

 

October 17, 2017

Andrea Wulf (Author)

 

November 1, 2017

The Martin Ridge Lecture in Literature

Professor David Loewenstein (English, Pennsylvania State University)

 

November 8, 2017

The Ritchie Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in Early American History

Professor Daniel Richter (History, University of Pennsylvania)

 

November 15, 2017

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

Professor Markku Peltonen (History, University of Helsinki)

 

December 7, 2017

The Crotty Lecture in the History of British or European Civilization

Professor Anthony Grafton (History, Princeton University)

 

January 10, 2018

Annual Lecture in Mormon History

Professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (History, Harvard University)

 

January 17, 2018

Kenneth Karmiole Endowed Lecture on the History of the Book Trade in California and the West

John Crichton

 

January 24, 2018

The Zeidberg Lecture in the History of the Book

Professor Bill Sherman (Director of Research, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London)

 

February 7, 2018

The Avery Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in the Humanities

Professor Martha Howell (History, Columbia University)

 

February 15, 2018

The Crotty Lecture in the History of British or European Civilization

Professor David Armitage (History, Harvard University)

 

February 22, 2018

The Cheng Foundation Lecture

Professor Yong Chen (History, University of California, Irvine)

 

March 7, 2018

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

Professor Mark Valeri (Religion and Politics, Washington University, St Louis)

 

March 14, 2018

The Dibner Lecture in the History of Science and Technology

Professor Steven Shapin (History of Science, Harvard University)

 

April 12, 2018

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

Professor Janet Browne (History of Science, Harvard University)

 

April 25, 2018

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

Professor Richard White (History, Stanford University)

 

May 10, 2018

“Frankenstein at 200” Conference Lecture

Professor David Baltimore (Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology)

 

May 23, 2018

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

Professor Alexandra Walsham (History, University of Cambridge)

 

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