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
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