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History of Shriber Lecture Speakers

Tenth Annual Shriber Lecture:



20th-March, 2017

"Dr. Catherine Kudlick, Professor of History and Director, Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability, San Francisco State University"

"Protest as Inspiration, Inspiration as Protest: What Can 150 Disabled People in 1977 Teach Activists Today?"

9th-April, 2016

Dr. James M. McPherson, George Henry Davis '86 Professor of History Emeritus, Princeton University

"No Substitute for Victory: The Failure of Peace Negotiations in the Civil War."

8th-April 16, 2015

Dr. Pamela Kyle Crossley Charles and Elfriede Collis Professor of History, Dartmouth College

"Nomad Rulers and the Modern World"

7th-April 25, 2014

Dr. Lauren A. Benton, Professor of History, New York University

"When Tyrants Roamed the Earth: The British Empire and the Politics of Protection"

6th-March 15, 2013

Dr. Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History, Columbia University

“The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery”

5th-April 25,2012

Dr. Robert Zieger, Distinguished Emeritus Professor of History, University of Florida

“For Jobs and Freedom:  Race and Labor in 20th Century America”

4th-March 31, 2011:

Dr. Donald M.G. Sutherland, Professor of History, University of Maryland

“Urban Lynching and the Radicalization of the French Revolution”

3rd-March 25, 2010:

Dr. David Biale, Emanuel Ringelblum Professor of Jewish History, UC/Davis

“Not in the Heavens: The Tradition of Secular Jewish Thought”

2nd-April 23, 2009:

Dr. Thomas Max Safley, Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania

“Families and fortunes: Economic Reflections on Failure in Early Modern Europe”

1st-May 1, 2008:        

Dr. Kenneth T. Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor of History and the Social Sciences, Columbia

“Empire City: Why New York is Different from the Rest of the United States”

Last Updated: 8/23/17