Pulitzer Prize-winning historian to focus on Sakagawea in Kollman Lecture
A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian will visit Cornell on October 18 to reveal the history of the American West through the life of Sakagawea.
About the Kollman Lectures
Since 1984, the history department has brought a number of distinguished speakers to campus as part of the Eric C. Kollman Memorial Lecture Series. Kollman was a distinguished professor of history at Cornell College from 1944 until his retirement in 1973.
Saul Cornell, Fordham University
“A Well Regulated Militia: The Second Amendment as History and Myth”
13 April 2013
Timothy Naftali, Director of the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
"Why Are We Scared?: Real and Imagined Dangers in the Cold War and Today"
15 February 2007
Gary Wills, Northwestern University
"The Burden of Slavery in American History"
11 February 2004
Polo Nello, University of Pisa
"Mussolini and Hitler: Real Friends?"
14 September 2000
Dennis L. Bark, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
"What Counts? and, How I Count It!"
9 February 1997
Diane Ravitch, New York University
"Reflections on the History Wars"
24 March 1996
William H. McNeill, University of Chicago
"World History: Why and How?"
9 April 1995
Natalie Zemon Davis, Princeton University
"Storytelling and Spirituality: The Autobiography of a 17th Century Jewish Woman"
5 December 1993
Peter Gay, Yale University
"The Art of Listening: From Entertainment to Ecstasy"
13 April 1993
Francis Jennings, McNickle Center, Newberry Library
"America in 1492"
15 March 1992
Enno E. Kraehe, University of Virginia
"Diplomacy and Revolution: The Advice of Prince Metternich"
17 March 1991
David Schoenbaum, University of Iowa
"The Atlantic Alliance at 40: The Alliance as History"
13 March 1988
Robert A. Rutland, University of Virginia
"Character and Constitution: James Madison's Role in Creating the U.S. Constitution"
6 April 1987
Walter P. Metzger, Columbia University
"The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb"
30 October 1985
Carl R. Schorske, Princeton University
"Politics and Humanistic Culture: The Case of Basel"
1 November 1984