Events Calendar

The Department of History at Western Michigan University offers a vibrant series of lecture programs that feature department and affiliated faculty, as well as external guest lecturers brought to campus with support from the Burnham-Macmillan Endowment, H. Nicholas Hamner Lectureship, and University funding. These lectures are designed to encourage the exchange of ideas and theory development within the WMU academic community and attract distinguished research scholars to the University.

Department speakers and events

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Alumni/Emeriti Reception, Fetzer Center Lobby, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
Hamner Visiting Speaker Nicolette Hahn Niman, 6:45 to 8 p.m.
RSVP to Dorilee Crown

Thursday, October 19, 2017
6 to 8 p.m., Kalamazoo Community Foundation
402 East Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo
Book Discussion
Dr. Mitch Kachun discusses his book First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory
Free and open to the public

Monday, November 6, 2017
Noon to 1 p.m., Breisach Research Colloquium
Dr. Mitch Kachun, "The Life and Times of Col. J.O. Midnight: A forgotten Voice from the Early Twentieth Century Black Press"
International Conference Room, 2302 Friedmann Hall

Monday, November 20, 2017
Noon to 1 p.m., Breisach Research Colloquium
Christina Carroll, title: TBA
International Conference Room, 2302 Friedmann Hall
Contact Dr. Sally Hadden for more details