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:
• Ben Mutschler, director of OSU’s School of History, Philosophy, and Religion;
• Timothy Lynch, associate professor at the University of Melbourne and author of “After the Cold War: American Foreign Policy in a New World” (2014);
• David Milne, senior lecturer at the University of East Anglia and author of “America’s Rasputin: Walt Rostow and the Vietnam War” (2008); and
• Christopher McKnight Nichols, assistant professor at Oregon State University and author of “Promise and Peril: America at the Dawn of a Global Age” (2011).
The conference coincides with the publication and launch of “The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History,” a two-volume encyclopedia that will be discussed at the panel by its main editors: Lynch, Milne and Nichols.
For more information on the other talks at the conference, which take place at OSU’s Memorial Union Journey Room, see: http://oregonstate.edu/cla/shpr/american-military-and-diplomatic-history-conference.