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Lectures in the Humanities

The Huntington hosts approximately twenty public lectures each year on themes related to its collections. Lecture details are available two months prior to lecture date on the calendar. Unless otherwise noted, lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. in Rothenberg Hall.

2018-2019 Lectures

Sept. 26, 2018
The Rogers Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in Nineteenth-Century American History
Professor Gary Gallagher, History, University of Virginia
Oct. 3, 2018
Isherwood-Bachardy Lecture
Tom Ford
Oct. 10, 2018
The Martin Ridge Lecture in Literature
Paul Theroux
Oct. 24, 2018
The Ritchie Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in Early American History
Professor Gregory Nobles, History, Georgia Tech
Nov. 14, 2018
The Fletcher Jones Foundation Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in British History
Professor Naomi Tadmor, History, University of Lancaster
Dec. 5, 2018
The Los Angeles Times Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in American Studies
Professor Martha Sandweiss, History, Princeton University
Dec. 12, 2018
The Allan Nevins Lecture in American History
Professor Mary Sarah Bilder, Law, Boston College
Jan. 16, 2019
The Ray Allen Billington Lecture in the History of the American West
Professor Benjamin Madley, History, UCLA
Jan. 23, 2019
The Crotty Lecture in the History of British or European Civilization
Professor Faramerz Dabhoiwala, History, Princeton University
Feb. 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  
May 13, 2019
The Kemble Lecture
Peter Moore, Writer and Lecturer, University of Oxford