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A speakers bureau dedicated to American history, the OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program is a reliable and easy-to-use resource for identifying and contacting leading historians who can share their expertise with your audience.
New in 2018–2019
The OAH welcomes
27 new speakers to the Distinguished Lectureship Program roster in 2018–2019.
OAH Distinguished Lecturer William Chafe, "The Modern Presidency from Kennedy to Trump "
Find other speakers who wish to foster dialogue and critical thinking about the deep historical roots of current issues revealed by the 2016 presidential race and the election of
Donald J. Trump >
Raves & Reviews
“This program greatly facilitates our annual history lecture series, allowing us to bring in very high-quality speakers at relatively low cost while supporting an important organization. Thanks!”
— Steve Wagner
Department of Social Sciences Missouri Southern State University Upcoming Lectures
For more information about all upcoming lectures, visit the
upcoming lectures page. Kicked Out: U.S. Detention & Deportation Policy An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Kelly Lytle Hernandez Thursday, March 28, 2019 Black Lives at Arlington National Cemetery: From Slavery to Segregation An OAH Distinguished Lecture by William A. Blair Sponsored by Phi Alpha Theta Monday, April 15, 2019
Cyberinfrastructure for the Humanities: Recent Advances in Digital History An OAH Distinguished Lecture by Orville Vernon Burton Wednesday, April 17, 2019