Speakers Bureau

Talks and Living History Presentations for Your Community

Civics and Public Issues

Talks with the Civics and Public Issues theme:

Image of multiple faces combined 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.
Image of woman in hijab with back turned 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.
Image of young man reading a newspaper 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.
Image of book and computer 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.
Image of soldiers on tanks 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.