The Department of History at Western Michigan University offers a vibrant series of lecture programs that feature department and affiliated faculty, as well as external guest lecturers brought to campus with support from the Burnham-Macmillan Endowment, H. Nicholas Hamner Lectureship, and University funding. These lectures are designed to encourage the exchange of ideas and theory development within the WMU academic community and attract distinguished research scholars to the University.
- H. Nicholas Hamner Lecture Series
- Burnham Macmillan Lecture Series
- Ernst Breisach Faculty Research Colloquium Series
Department speakers and events
Thursday, April 6, 2017 Burnham Macmillan Lecture
Dr. Patrick Moore (University of West Florida)
"Public History Outside the Walls: Connecting Constituencies Through Digital Interpretation"
Reception: University Center for the Humanities, 5 to 6 p.m.
Presentation: 2452 Knauss Hall, 6 to 7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Spring Awards Ceremony, Knauss Hall, 4 p.m.
September 29 to 30, 2017
Fifty-Sixth Annual Midwest Medieval History Conference
Fetzer Center, Western Michigan University
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Alumni Emeriti Reception, Fetzer Center Lobby, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
Hamner Visiting Speaker, 6:45 to 8 p.m.