Gary Okihiro of Columbia U to Give 2016
Gary Okihiro, Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University will deliver the Department of History’s prestigious O. Meredith Wilson Lecture. Okihiro is a brilliant and internationally recognized scholar whose wide-ranging research focuses on United States, southern African, and world history. A graduate of UCLA (PhD, 1976), he is the author of eleven books, most recently a trilogy on space/time and has won numerous awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Studies Association, an honorary doctorate degree from the University of the Ryukyus (Okinawa), and is a past president of the Association for Asian American Studies.
The event will be held Thursday, September 15th, in the Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities building, room 109 at 4:00pm.
Free and open to the public!