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History Department Events

Every year the Department of History hosts a number of speakers, receptions, and student presentations.  New events will be added to this page periodically!



Stover Lecture - Eliga Gould

“A New Order for the Ages? The American Confederation Revisited, 1776-1789 
Thursday, November 10th, 2022
7:30 PM - Krannert Auditorium - Room 140

     Eliga Gould is Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire.  In addition to being recognized for excellence in teaching and research, Gould has held long-term fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Fulbright-Hays Program, the National Endowment for the Humanities (twice), and the Charles Warren Center at Harvard. 

     His books include: The Persistence of Empire: British Political Culture in the Age of the American Revolution (2000), winner of the Jamestown Prize from the Omohundro Institute. Empire and Nation: The American Revolution in the Atlantic World (2005), co-edited with Peter S. Onuf. Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire (2012; co-winner of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Book Prize, as well as a finalist for the George Washington Book Prize. and a Library Journal Best Book of the Year.