Lecture Series

Lecture Series

August
12

Reckoning with History: Confederate Monuments 7:00 PM

Reckoning with History:  Confederate Monuments 7:00 PM7:00 PM: ON JULY 4, 2020, Professor Scott Hancock, History Department Chair at Gettysburg College and a UNH History PhD, had a tense encounter at the Robert E. Lee monument at Gettysburg National Military Park. Scott and other protestors were at the monument to urge a more complete telling of history, including Lee’s enslaving of African Americans. What followed: a confrontation by white visitors and an argument about whose history monuments should tell – all captured in a short documentary.Join us for a viewing of the video, followed by a discussion with Scott Hancock and three UNH History students: Lila Teeters (Ph.D. candidate), Benjamin Bernier (UNH 2020), and Maiah Vorce (UNH 2021).The online forum is open to all but registration is required.https://unh.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vs6TqeYSRTugv32MhIfTbw

The Dunfey Lecture

The William L. Dunfey Endowment for the Study of History supports lectures and other scholarly events by visiting scholars. The endowment was established by William "Bud" Dunfey '50. Scheduled lectures appear on the Department's calendar.

The Hans Heilbronner Lecture

The Hans Heilbronner lecture series honors the memory of Hans Heilbronner, Professor of History, who served the University of New Hampshire with distinction from 1954 until 1991. Scheduled lectures appear on the Department's calendar.

2019 Lecture Information

The Rutman Distinguished Lecture Series on the American Presidency

The Rutman Distinguished Lecture Series on the American Presidency is generously supported by J. Morgan ’84 and Tara Rutman in collaboration with the President’s Distinguished Speakers Series. The lecture series focuses on American political history with an emphasis on the modern and historical context of the American Presidency.

Learn more about the Rutman Lecture Series