Center for History and Social Change


Renowned Historian George Rudé lectures at UWGB

1985-1988
 
Christopher Hill, History, Oxford
Bridget Hill History, Open University-England
Geoff Eley History, Michigan
William Sewell, Jr., History, Chicago
William Cronon History, UW-Madison
George Rudé History, Concordia University, Montreal
Henry Giroux, Education, Penn State
 
1988-1989
 
Michael Apple, Education, UW-Madison
Fred Inglis, Education, Warwick
Robin Blackburn, History and Editor
New Left Review, London
Victor Kiernan, History, Edinburgh
 
1989-1990
 
Dorothy Thompson, History, Birmingham
E.P. Thompson, History, England
George Comninel, Sociology, York
Michael Bess, History, Vanderbilt
 
1990-1991
 
Daniel Singer, European Editor, The Nation, Paris
David Lowenthal, Geography, London
Allen Hunter, Sociology, UW-Madison
Linda Gordon, History, UW-Madison
Carl Chinn, History, Birmingham
Natalie Zemon Davis, History, Princeton
 
1991-1992
 
Ron Schultz, History, Wyoming
Sara Kenyon, Sociology, Colorado
Joe Kincheloe, History of Education, Penn State
Shirley Steinberg, Educator, Penn State
Ateret Cohn, Educator, Milwaukee
Al McCoy, History, UW-Madison
Stuart Ewen, Communications & Sociology, CUNY
Michael Parenti, Politics, Washington DC
 
1992-1993
 
Rickie Solinger, History, Colorado
John Fiske, Communications, UW-Madison
Toby Morantz, Anthropology, McGill
Mari Jo Buhle, American Civilization, Brown
Paul Buhle, American Civilization, Brown
Michael Herzfeld, Anthropology, Harvard
Russell Jacoby, History, UCLA
 
1993-1994
 
William Chambliss, Sociology, George Washington
Stephanie Coontz, History, Evergreen State
George Lipsitz, Ethnic Studies, UC-San Diego
Vitaly Timofeev, History, Karkov
Victor Kiernan, History, Edinburgh
James Barrett, History, Illinois
Alice Wexler, History, UCLA
Elliot Gorn American Studies, Miami of Ohio
David Myers State Historical Society, Wisconsin 
 
1994-1995
 
Caroline Brettell, Anthropology, Southern Methodist
Eric Foner, History, Columbia
Eric Hobsbawm, History, London
Anthony Platt, Criminology, California State Sacramento
 
1995-1996
 
David Montgomery, History, Yale
Thomas Bender, History, NYU
Louise Tilly, History, New School
John Gillis ,History, Rutgers
Meta Mendel-Reyes, Political Science, Swarthmore
Mike Allewitz, Labor Muralist, Rutgers
Michael TomaskyNew York Magazine
 
1996-1997
 
Isaac Kramnick, Government, Cornell
Janet Zandy, Literature, Rochester Inst. of Technology
Edward Linenthal, Religion, UW-Oshkosh
Paul Buhle, American Civ., Brown
Eileen Boris, History, Howard
Robert McChesney, Communications, UW-Madison
Nelson Lichtenstein, History, Virginia
Susan Brewer, History, UW-Stevens Point
Donald Sassoon, History, London

1997-1998

David Thelen, History, Indiana University
Nell Painter, History/American Studies, Princeton University
Christopher Caldwell, Journalist, The Weekly Standard
Susan Meiselas, Photojournalist
Jane Schneider, Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center
Peter Scheider, Anthropology/Sociology,
Fordham University
1998-1999
 
Frances Fox Piven, Politics & Sociology, CUNY
Ellen Schrecker, History, Yeshiva University
Jerry Lembcke, Sociology, Holy Cross
Michael Kazin, History, American University
Joshua Freeman, History, CUNY

1999-2000
 
Fred Inglis, Education, University of Sheffield
Darlene Clark Hine, History, Michigan State
Allan Winker, History, Miami of Ohio
E.J. Dionne, Columnist, Washington Post
David Brooks, Senior Editor, Weekly Standard
Nelson Lichtenstein, History, University of Virginia
 
2000-2001
 
Robin Kelley, History, New York University
Linda Kerber, History, University of Iowa
Michael Kazin, History, Georgetown University
Elliot Gorn, History, Purdue University
Peter Rachleff, History, Macalester College
Thomas Frank, The Baffler 


E.P. Thompson visited the Center in 1990

2001-2002
 
Todd Gitlin, Sociology, Columbia University
Craig Coenen, History, Lehigh University
Penny Colman, Independent Scholar and Young Adult Author, New York
Jonathan Holloway, History and African American Studies, Yale
Charles Mathewes, Religious Studies. University of Virginia
Gary Gerstle, History, University of Maryland
 
2003-2004

Isaac Kramnick,  Cornell University
Paul J. Griffiths,
University of Illinois at Chicago

Mark Noll, Wheaton College in Illinois
Rickie Solinger, Independent Scholar and Author
Eileen Boris, UC-Santa Barbara
Joe Conason, National Political Columnist
Jeremi Suri, UW-Madison
James Green, University of Massachusetts-Boston

2004-2005

Seth Cotlar,  Historian, Willamette University
Christine Compston
 Legal Historian, Boston
Ian Dowbiggen Historian, University of Prince Edward Island  
Cass Sunstein, Law, University of Chicago
Susan Smulyan
Brown University
Thomas Guglielmo Historian, Notre Dame

2005-2006

Eric Alterman, columnist for The Nation

Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History, Columbia University
Kriste Lindenmeyer,
Professor of History, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Jeremi Suri,
Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Anthony Quiroz, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

2006-2007

Craig Coenen, Assistant Professor, Mercer County College.

Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Assistant Professor of Women Studies at the Texas Woman's University

Michael Novak, Jewett Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute

Michael Tomasky, Editor-at-Large, The American Prospect

2007-2008

Merry Wiesner Hanks, Professor of History, UW-Milwaukee
Marc Gilbert, Chair, World History and Humanities, Hawaii Pacific University
Alfred W. McCoy, Professor of History, UW-Madison
Roger Daniels, Professor Emeritus, University of Cincinnati.

2008-2009

Ted Widmer, Director of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.
Rick Perlstein, Senior Fellow at the Campaign for America's Future.
Elizabeth Borgwardt
, Associate Professor of History, Washington University in St. Louis.
Joseph J. Foy, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UWC-Waukesha.
Judith P. Zinsser, Professor of History, Miami University of Ohio.

2009-2010

 

John Summers, Visiting Scholar at the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College.

Jonathan Holloway, Professor of History and African American Studies - and Master of Calhoun College - at Yale University.

Jeremi Suri, E. Gordon Fox Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

 

2010-2011

 

Ian Rose, Actor "Alexander Hamilton," National Constitution Center

Gary Anderson, Actor "Clarence Darrow," California-based

Adam Altman, Actor "Thomas Paine," Iron Age Theater, Philadelphia

John David Smith, History, UNC Charlotte

Sharon Shalev, Criminology, London School of Economics

 

2011-2012

 

Heather Ann Thompson, History, Temple University

Joseph McCartin, History, Georgetown University

Allida Black, History, Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, George Washington University

 

2012-2013

 

Richard Brookhiser, Writer, The National Review Magazine

Fred Donner, History, University of Chicago

Hank Thomas, Civil Rights Activist (1960s Freedom Rider)

 

2013-2014

 

Jonathan Holloway, History & African-American Studies, Yale University

Bob Weick, Actor "Karl Marx" Iron Age Theater, Philadelphia

Will Jones, History, UW-Madison

Sam Pizzigati, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington DC

Julia Irwin, History, University of South Florida

 

2014-2015

 

Ian Ruskin, Playwright & Actor "Thomas Paine," California-based

William J. Reese, History & Education, UW-Madison

 

 

More upcoming Spring 2015

 

 

Speakers number so far 147

 

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