Apartheid's Lessons: Transnational Networks and US Evangelical Politics in the Cold War

Melani McAlister, Professor of American Studies and International Affairs at George Washington University, will deliver this year's Wallace T. McCaffrey Memorial Lecture in History. A scholar of the US in the World, religion, and cultural history, she has recently completed The Kingdom of God Has No Borders: A Global History of American Evangelicals, an expansive study of evangelical internationalism since 1960, forthcoming in 2018 from Oxford University Press. She is also co-editor of volume 4 of the forthcoming Cambridge History of America and the World. Her other books are Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and US Interests in the Middle East and Religion and Politics in the Contemporary United States, co-edited with R. Marie Griffith. She is recipient of an NEH fellowship to begin work on a book tentatively titled: “Keep Biafra Alive!": Religion, Global Media, and Transnational Humanitarianism during Nigeria’s Civil War, 1967-1970. She currently serves on the editorial board of Modern American History and American Quarterly, and as a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.

Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the division of history and social sciences.

Friday, October 26, 2018 at 4:15pm to 5:45pm

Performing Arts Building, 320
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

Event Type

Lecture

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Faculty, Students, Alumni, Open to the Public, Staff

Departments

History

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