Annual Kephart Lecture, featuring Dr. Robin Kelley, October 2, 2018
This year's Kephart Lecture Series speaker is Robin Kelley, Distinguished Professor and Gary B. Nash endowed Chair in U.S. History at the University of Califonia, Los Angeles. The topic of Dr. Kelley's lecture is The Education of Ms. Grace Halsell: An Intimate History of the American Century. Dr. Kelley's research has explored the history of social movements in the U.S.; the African Diaspora; and Africa; black intellectuals;music; visual culture;contemporary urban studies; historiography and historical theory; poverty studies and ethnography; colonialism/imperialism;organized labor; constructions of race; Surrealism, Marxism, nationalism and more. The lecture will take place at 7 PM in the Villanova Room.
Craig Harline, September 26, 2017
Last year's Kephart Lecture Speaker was Historian and author, Craig Harline. Dr. Harline is a Professor at Brigham Young University and the author of the upcoming book, A World Ablaze: The Rise of Martin Luther and the Birth of the Reformation. He teaches courses such as the History of Christianity, the Reformation, and seminars on such topics as Miracles, Tolerance, Cultural Change, and the Christian Missionary Tradition. His books have been featured on The Today Show, Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood, National Public Radio, and many ofther radio and television programs in the US and western Europe.