Fall 2021 Washington History Seminar Lineup

The National History Center of the American Historical Association and the History & Public Policy Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars are pleased to announce the Fall season of the Washington History Seminar, which will take place online in a webinar format. All webinars will be recorded and posted to our YouTube channel.

September 13-Christopher McKnight Nichols and Andrew Preston

Rethinking American Grand Strategy         

September 20-Mia Bay

Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance

September 23-Nancy Sherman

Stoic Wisdom: Ancient Lessons For Modern Resilience

September 27-Eric Zolov

The Last Good Neighbor: Mexico in the Global Sixties

October 4-Elizabeth Shermer

Indentured Students:  How Government-Guaranteed Loans Left Generations Drowning in College Debt

October 11-Mark Bradley and Mary Dudziak

Making the Forever War:  Marilyn B. Young on the Culture and Politics of American Militarism 

October 18-Thomas Guglielmo

Divisions: A New History of Racism and Resistance in America’s World War II Military

October 25-Benjamin Young

Guns, Guerillas, and the Great Leader: North Korea and the Third World

November 1-Linda Colley

The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World

November 8-Mary Sarotte

Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate 

November 15-Kate Larson

Walk with Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer

November 29-Margaret Jacobs

After One Hundred Winters: In Search of Reconciliation on America’s Stolen Lands

December 6-Caley Horan

Insurance Era: Risk, Governance, and the Privatization of Security in Postwar America

December 13-Vladislav Zubok

Collapse: The Fall of the Soviet Union

December 20-Robert Parkinson

Thirteen Clocks: How Race United the Colonies and Made the Declaration of Independence