Fall 2021:


October 20 Natalia Mehlman Petrzela (The New School)

“Fit Nation: How America Embraced Exercise as the Government Abandoned it”


November 17 David Mayers (Boston University)

“Seekers and Partisans: Americans Abroad before Pearl Harbor, 1935-1941”


Postponed Kathleen Belew (University of Chicago)

“The White Power Movement and Race in America”


Seminars this semester will return to Room 504 in the BU History Department


Spring 2022:

January 26 Christopher Daly (Boston University)

“Greeley, Fuller & Marx: Covering Europe in 1848.


February 9 Corrine Field (University of Virginia)

“‘The Oldest Lecturer in the World!’: Sojourner Truth, Racial Justice, and the Political Significance of Longevity in Nineteenth-Century America.”


April 6 Oscar Winberg (Åbo Akademi University [Finland])

Broadcasters against CBS News: Station Managers’ Fight over Television News in the Nixon Era.”