UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Visiting Professorship In History

About
 

Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Visiting Professorship in History

Established with a generous gift from Dr. Bry Wyman, the Visiting Professorship's goal is to annually feature a prominent scholar speaking on timely topics, beginning in 2015.

The events—free and open to the public—are planned and produced by UWRF History and Philosophy Department, College of Arts and Sciences.


Archive

 

Bruce Cumings


Mar. 28-29, 2018

Dr. Bruce Cumings

Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History and the College,
Department of History, The University of Chicago

Ph.D. 1975 Columbia University

Field specialties

  • Modern Korean history
  • East Asian political economy
  • International history

Recent books by Cumings

About Cumings

Publicity

Cumings' Lectures - Free & open to all

  • Wednesday, March 28 - Provincialism and Internationalism in U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Thursday, Mar. 29 - The Korean War: A History (Roundtable discussion)
  • Thursday, Mar. 29 - American Policy Toward North Korea: Seven Decades of Failure

Elizabeth Fenn

Mar. 28-30, 2017

Dr. Elizabeth Fenn

2015 Pulitzer Prize in History for "Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People"

Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Professor of Western American History and Chair, Department of History at University of Colorado-Boulder

About Dr. Fenn:

Books by Fenn:

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Fenn's Lectures - Free & open to all

  • Tuesday, Mar. 28 - Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82
  • Wednesday, Mar. 29 - Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People
  • Thursday, Mar. 30 - Roundtable Discussion of her Pulitzer Prize winning book - Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People
Professor Warren Cohen

Apr. 7 - 8, 2016

Professor Warren Cohen

Distinguished University Professor, Emeritus
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

About Professor Cohen:

Cohen's Lectures - free & open to all

Thursday, Apr. 7 - Chinese-American Relations in Historical Perspective
Friday, Apr. 8 - In class with students
Friday, Apr. 8 - Challenges to American Primacy, 1945 to the Present
Friday, Apr. 8 - The Golden Age of East Asian Art Collecting in the U.S.


Professor Donald Worster talks with UWRF students on Mar. 5, 2015. (Photo by Kathy Helgeson, UWRF Communications)

2015 — Inaugural event featuring

Professor Donald Worster

Hall Distinguished Professor of American History Emeritus,
University of Kansas

About Worster:

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Worster's Lectures - free & open to all

  • Wednesday, March 4 - Wilderness: The Higher Altruism in American Environmental Values
  • Thursday, March 5 - In class with students
  • Friday, March 6 - Shrinking the Earth: From an Age of Abundance to an Age of Limits


Our sincerest gratitude
to the Wyman family for making these events a reality!

The Wyman legacy at UWRF