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All FOH events are free and open to the public. Parking in PSU parking structures is free after 7 pm.


Upcoming Events

SEE the Events Calendar for a list of upcoming History Department and Friends of History lectures and functions.


Past Events

Click on dates below for information on past events sponsored by the Friends of History.


October 22, 2014
"Modern America's Mysterious Religious Anomalies"
lecture by Professor Jon Butler, Yale University | University of Minnesota
Photos from event 


April 10, 2014
"The Sacred State in Turkish Political History: Continuities and Transformations"
lecture by Prof. Carter Findley, Ohio State University 


October 24, 2013  
"Why Vikings?"
lecture by Professor Anders Winroth, Yale University 
Photos from event 


May 22-24, 2013
Richard Robinson Business History Workshop: 
The Cultural History of Money and Credit


November 1, 2012
"Segregated Life in U.S. Cities—An Era of Racial Borderlands"
lecture by Prof. Al Camarillo, Stanford University


June 5th, 2012
"Termination is Not the End"
lecture by Roberta Ulrich, historian and former Oregonian journalist 


April 25, 2012
"Mad Men, Working ‘Girls,’ & Desperate Housewives: American Women at the Dawn of the 1960’s"
lecture and book signing by Stephanie Coontz, Evergreen State College