Speakers BureauTalks and Living History Presentations for Your Community
Civics and Public Issues
Talks with the Civics and Public Issues theme:
A History of the Concept of Race - William Edelglass traces the intellectual history of the concept of race in the West, from its prehistory to today.
Afghani Women and the War on Terror - Sanjukta Ghosh focuses on how Muslim women's images have been used throughout history to further social and political ends.
Sorting the News From the Chaff - Veteran journalist and educator Mark Timney shares strategies for evaluating news sources in the rapidly changing digital information age.
The Digital Humanities Revolution - How have humanists taken up new technologies? What has the digital world added to the study of history, literature, folklore, and art? Bryan Alexander surveys the rise of the digital humanities.
War and Peace - Lars Nielsen uses historical perspectives on war to shed light on recent conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how the United States’ engagement there might be understood through the lenses of history and diplomacy.