History Symposium Lectures

Upcoming Events

October 24, 2018, Wednesday, 4:00pm, FAU University Theatre, Boca Raton campus - The John O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture will feature Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, Ph.D., who specializes in the Vietnam War, U.S.-Southeast Asian relations and the global Cold War.  Dr. Nguyen will be speaking on the Tet Offensive and explore the Tet strategy deliberation in Hanoi to reveal how North Vietnam's foreign relations and domestic politics contributed to the planning for the communist offensive.  It will reveal how spies, allies and even murder played a role in the 1968 Tet Offensive.  She is currently working on a comprehensive history of the 1968 Tet Offensive for Random House publications.  For tickets call 561.297.6124 or visit www.fauevents.com 

February 20, 2019, Wednesday, 3:30pm, Live Oak Pavilion, Student Union - The Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency will feature a keynote lecture by Caroline Winterer, Stanford University on Framing the American Presidency in the Age of Enlightenment.  Her most recent book is American Enlightenments:  Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason.

A VIP Reception will follow the lecture beginning at 5:30pm in the Wimberly Library, 5th Floor.  This reception will feature the Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection.

Symposium, February 21, 2019, Thursday, 9am-5pm, Live Oak Pavilion, Student Union - Nine international scholars will present their research on the intellectual origins of the American presidency.

For tickets call 561.297.6124 or visit www.fauevents.com