HISTORY SYMPOSIUM SERIES
Alan B. Larkin Symposium: "Truman's Presidency and World War II at 70", Remarks by David McCullough moderated by historian Wilson D. Miscamble.
Lecture with Wilson D. Miscamble : "The Most Controversial Decision: Truman, the Atomic Bombs and the Defeat of Japan"
O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture: "Hitler and the Decisions for the Final Solution", Chrisopher R. Browning, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Alan B. Larkin Symposium : "Inside the White House from Nixon to Obama” A Conversation with Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein moderated by historian Dr. Timothy Naftali
O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture: "The Role of Diplomacy in 20th Century American Foreign Policy," Jeffrey Morton, Florida Atlantic University
Alan B. Larkin Symposium: "Abraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America"
Keynote Address: "Lincoln's Constitutionalism and the Meaning of the Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus" Mark E. Neely, Jr.
--"The Age of Lincoln" Vernon Burton, Clemson University
-- "The Union Home Front" Matthew Gallman, University of Florida
-- "Lincoln the Leader" Richard Carwardine, Oxford University
--"War-time Emancipation" Kate Masur, Northwestern University
--"Presidential Reconstruction" Brooks D. Simpson, Arizona State University
O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture : "Consuming our Way to Economic Recovery" Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University
Alan B. Larkin Symposium : "Economy and Security in the 21st Century" Madeleine K. Albright, Former Secretary of State
O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture: "The Nuclear Promise: Global Consequences of an American Dream" Jacob Hamblin, Oregon State University
Alan B. Larkin Symposium: “The Pentagon Papers Forty Years Later" Daniel Ellsberg
O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture : "Enemies Within: The Conspiracy Culture of Modern America" Robert Goldberg, University of Utah
Alan B. Larkin Symposium: "America's Future in the Middle East: What is Obama to Do?" Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering
O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture : The Greatest Generation in A Good War? "A New Look at Wartime America" Thomas W. Zeiler, University of Colorado, Boulder
Alan B. Larkin Symposium: "Civil Rights From Nixon to Obama"
Keynote Address: “Winning While Losing?: The Conservative Movement and Civil Rights during the Reagan Years” Mary Frances Berry, University of Pennsylvania
--“The Great Divide?: Race and Partisanship after the Civil Rights Movement” John D. Skrentny, University of California at San Diego
--"A Peculiar Partnership: Egalitarianism and Free-Market Conservatism in the United States and the World since the 1970s" Thomas Borstelmann, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
--“Barack Obama: ‘Turning the Page’ on the Conservative Era in American Politics” Ronald W. Walters, University of Maryland
--“Rebuilding Institutions and Redefining Issues: The Reagan Justice Department and Civil Rights” Richard L. Pacelle, Jr., Georgia Southern University
-- “In the Shadow of Ronald Reagan: Civil Rights Policy Making in the Clinton Administration” Robert C. Smith, San Francisco State University
--“Old Vinegar in a New Bottle: Vote Denial in the 2000 Presidential Election and Beyond” Charles L. Zelden, Nova Southeastern University.
Fall 2008: O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture: "Harry S. Truman, the Bomb, and the Transformation of U.S. Foreign Policy" Wilson D. Miscamble, University of Notre Dame
Alan B. Larkin Symposium : “The First Lady of the Press Speaks on Women, Washington, and the War” Helen Thomas
O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture: “Revisiting the Jazz Age” Nancy F. Cott, Harvard University
Spring 2007 Inaugural Alan B. Larkin Symposium “Selling War in a Media Age”
Keynote Address: "Selling War in the Media Age" David Halberstam
Conference Presentations :
--“Selling the New Empire: The War of 1898 and the Dawn of the American Century” George C. Herring, University of Kentucky
--“War and the Health of the State: The U.S. Government and the Communications Revolution during World War I” Emily S. Rosenberg, University of California at Irvine
-- “Franklin Roosevelt and American Public Opinion During World War II” Mark A. Stoler, University of Vermont
--“The Hard Sell: Korea” Marilyn B. Young, New York University “Cementing Consensus in the Cold War” Robert D. Schulzinger, University of Colorado at Boulder
-- “Eisenhower’s Dilemma: Talking Peace and Waging Cold War after Stalin’s Death” Kenneth Osgood, Florida Atlantic University
"‘We Need to Get a Better Story to the American People’: Johnson, Nixon, and the Vietnam War on Television” Chester Pach , Ohio University
-- “Selling Star Wars: Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative” Paul S. Boyer, University of Wisconsin at Madison
--“The Ministry of Fear: Selling the Iraq Wars” Lloyd C. Gardner, Rutgers University
O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture: "The Nazis and Dixie: African Americans, Jewish Americans, and Fascism, 1933-1939" Glenda Gilmore, Yale University
O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture: "Religion and Politics: An American Tradition" David Goldfield
Inaugural O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture : "Blind Spot: A Secret History of U.S. Counter-terrorism": Timothy J. Naftali, Director of the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library