The American Culture and Politics Lecture Series


The American Culture and Politics Lecture Series was established by the Horning Endowment for the Humanities to bring prominant scholars in the areas of United States political and cultural history to Oregon State University.

 Learning to Love the Big Lie

Kenneth Osgood, Colorado School of Mines

"Learning to Love the Big Lie: Spies, Mad Men, and Propaganda"

Governor Barbara Roberts

Governor Barbara Roberts

Oregon's Women: Looking Back, Looking Forward

June and Jean Millington

June and Jean Millington

Play Like a Girl, with Lee Madeloni

Moon-Ho Jung

Moon-Ho Jung, University of Washington

"Seditious Subjects: Race, State Violence, and the U.S. Empire"

Brian DeLay

Brian DeLay, UC Berkeley

"Indians and U.S.-Mexican War"


Labor Politics of the Black Power Movement

Trevor Griffey, University of Washington

Labor Politics of the Black Power Movement


What Is A Communications Revolution?

David Henkin, UC Berkeley

What Is a Communications Revolutionand Did One Take Place Before the Civil War?

Bodies Count

Robert O. Self, Brown University

Bodies Count:  Postwar Social Movements andthe Body in American Politics

 America's First Antiwar Movement

Amy S. Greenberg, Pennsylvania State University

1847: America's First Antiwar Movement(and Why it Mattered)

What Beavers, Ducks, and Bart Simpson Have in Common

Bill Lang, Portland State University

What Beavers, Ducks, Bart Simpson, and Leroy Vinnegar Have in Common, or: How To Make A State Encylopedia of Oregon

   (more History coming soon!)