CORVALLIS, Ore. - A conference exploring American military and diplomatic history will take place at Oregon State University on Tuesday, May 7.
The American Military and Diplomatic History Conference features a keynote panel on "American Power in Historical Perspective." It begins at 7 p.m. in LaSells Stewart Center's Construction & Engineering Auditorium and is free and open to the public.
The panel includes:
The conference coincides with the publication and launch of "The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History," a major two-volume encyclopedia that will be discussed at the panel by its main editors: Lynch, Milne, and Nichols. During the panel, they will talk about the insights drawn from their study of American military and diplomatic history since the 18th century and will put American power in a global and historical perspective.
For more information on the other talks at the conference, which take place at OSU's Memorial Union Journey Room, go to: http://oregonstate.edu/cla/shpr/american-military-and-diplomatic-history-conference
The conference is sponsored by OSU Office of International Programs, the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, the Hundere Endowment for Religion and Culture, Oxford University Press, and the College of Liberal Arts.
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Christopher Nichols, 541-737-8910