Fredrik Logevall, Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, will be giving the Third Annual Keith L. Nelson Lecture in U.S. International History: "Do Leaders Make History?: Reflections on the American Presidency".
On the benefits of studying history:
"Instead of treating things as black & white, you develop the skills required to see how things are interconnected. In the current political climate, having the ability to connect the past to the present and critically analyze the situation is a valuable asset."
The aim of this year's History Graduate Student Association conference is to engage in conversations on the various methods and approaches to historical writing. We invite papers from graduate students that engage in historical scholarship.
"Both interesting and informative, Public Interests makes an extremely valuable contribution to our understanding of media activism in the United States." Heather Hendershot, author of What's Fair on the Air?: Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest