Kresge Library

History Comes Alive Series

The History Department invites you to join them for the lecture that will be presented as part of the History Comes Alive Series. From national and international politics, to terrorism and war, and a few stops in between, Oakland University's knowledgeable and entertaining professors of history take you on a historical journey into the past with six enlightening and educational historians. These lectures are free and open to the public, but reservations are required. To reserve your space, or for information on other lectures in the series, call (248)370-3511 or e-mail This lecture series is made possible by generous contributions from the Annette & John Carter and the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at Oakland University.

The 2007 lecture series will feature (2007 History Comes Alive brochure):

September 19 (Wednesday), 7 p.m. Daniel Clark, "Reframing the History of Autoworkers in the 1950s."

October 17 (Wednesday), 7 p.m. Craig Martin, "The Concept of Weather in Renaissance Europe."

November 14, 2007 (Wednesday), 7 p.m. Karen A.J. Miller, "Election Mandates and Political Power: Herbert Hoover and the 1928 Election."

January 23, 2008 (Wednesday), 7 p.m. Seán Farrell Moran, "Robert Burns and the Scottish Nation."

February 20, 2008 (Wednesday), 7 p.m. Jeff Powell, "A Contested Past: The American Centennial and the Reshaping of American History."

March 19, 2008 (Wednesday), 7 p.m. Linda K. Benson, "Across China's Gobi."

For more information on the remaining lectures in this series, please consult the 2007 History Comes Alive brochure.

Past Lectures Presented for the History Comes Alive Series

Created on11/21/02 by Robert Slater / Last updated on 3/7/18 by Robert Slater
Oakland University

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