Washington History Seminar-Spring 2022

The Spring semester of the Washington History Seminar is happening now! To view recordings of past events, visit our YouTube channel.

January 24: Konrad Jarausch on Embattled Europe: A Progressive Alternative

January 31: Ada Ferrer on Cuba: An American History

February 7: Klaus Larres on Uncertain Allies: Nixon, Kissinger, and the Threat of a United Europe

February 14: Tomiko Brown-Nagin on Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality

February 28: Nancy Foner on One Quarter of the Nation: Immigration and the Transformation of America

March 7: Jason Steinhauer on “History, Disrupted”: How Social Media and the World Wide Web Have Changed the Past

March 14: Leon Fink on Undoing the Liberal World Order: Progressive Ideals and Political Realities Since World War

March 21: Elizabeth Samet on Looking for the Good War: American Amnesia and the Violent Pursuit of Happiness

March 28: Scott Reynolds Nelson on Oceans of Grain: How American Wheat Remade the World

April 4: Laura Edwards on Only the Clothes on Her Back: Textiles, Law, and Commerce in the Nineteenth-Century United States

April 11: Gary Gerstle on The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order: America and the World in the Free Market Era

April 18: Mary Barton on Counterterrorism between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937

April 25: Jeffrey Herf on Israel’s Moment: International Support for and Opposition to Establishing the Jewish State, 1945-1949

May 2: Patrick O. Cohrs on The New Atlantic Order

May 9: Olivier Zunz on The Man Who Understood Democracy: The Life of Alexis de Tocqueville

May 16: Kelly Lytle Hernandez on Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands

May 23: New Scholarship on the Vietnam War with Shawn McHale, Christopher Goscha, and George Veith

May 25: Michael Kazin on What it Took to Win: A History of the Democratic Party