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  • The Slave Trade
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    The Slave Trade

    History professor Marcus Rediker lectured during a course on Colonial America at the University of Pittsburgh. He talked about the origins of the slave trade to the Americas between 1640 and the early…

  • emThe Unknown American Revolutionem
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    The Unknown American Revolution

    Gary Nash talked about slavery and his book The Unknown American Revolution: The Unruly Birth of Democracy and the Struggle to Create America, published by Viking. In his book, the author wrote about…

  • emBrown v Board of Educationem 50th Anniversary
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    Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary

    Panelists participated in a symposium on the Brown v. Board of Education 1954 Supreme Court case. Fifty years ago this month the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision desegregating…

  • Future of Liberalism
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    Future of Liberalism

    In the 25th anniversary speech to the Honors College, Professor Galbraith talked about the future of U.S. liberalism. He also explored the meaning of liberalism in other countries, social concerns, the…