With the Carls-Schwerdfeger History Lecture Series, the department every fall has a widely-known historian deliver a public lecture on a significant topic in his/her area of research and meet with faculty and students.
Topic: "From Angels to Armageddon: The First World War as a Global Religious Revolution"
Time: Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 7:15 p.m.
Location: G. M. Savage Memorial Chapel
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Contact: Stephen Carls,
731-661-5262 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This lecture is free and open to the public.
Dr. George C. Rable, holder of the Charles G. Summersell Chair in Southern History at the University of Alabama, presented two lectures at Union University concerning the American Civil War as the Carls-Schwerdfeger History Lecturer on October 25, 2012. He was the 16th speaker in this annual lecture series. READ MORE
Prize-winning historian Pauline Maier, the William R. Kenan, Jr Professor of American History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, served as the Carls-Schwerdfeger History Lecturer on October 11, 2011. She delivered two lectures, one on the Declaration of Independence and the other on the ratification of the United States Constitution. READ MORE