Lectures

Love history and want to learn more? Explore a variety of historical topics as authors, scholars, and local historians present the latest research and books, as well as new looks at old subjects. Lectures are open to the public and are free of charge unless otherwise stated.

Upcoming Lectures

  • Brown Bag 2022 Lecture Series with Dr. Chris Magra
    June 29, 2022 - 12:00pm

    In Person Location and Reservations
    East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902 (Seating is limited.) Register on Eventbrite.

    Online Reservations
    Register on Eventbrite for this event streamed on Zoom

    Or visit the ETHS Facebook page at the start of the...

Previous Lectures

  • Brown Bag 2022 Lecture Series with John M. Jones, Jr.
    May 23, 2022 - 12:00pm

    In Person Location and Reservations
    East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902 (Seating is limited.) Register on Eventbrite.

    Online Reservations
    Register on Eventbrite for this event streamed on Zoom

    Or visit the ETHS Facebook page at the start of the...

  • Brown Bag 2022 Lecture Series with Jack Brubaker
    May 11, 2022 - 12:00pm

    In Person Location and Reservations
    East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902 (Seating is limited.) Register on Eventbrite.

    Online Reservations
    Register on Eventbrite for this event streamed on Zoom

    Or visit the ETHS Facebook page at the start of the...

  • University of Tennessee, Department of History
    May 4, 2022 - 5:00pm

    The Knoxville World’s Fair is 40 years old this year—but does that make it historic? 

    In this program, hear how five different historians would answer that question. Jack Neely, director of the Knoxville History Project, will be joined by three professors from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Michael Camp, author of a recent...

  • Brown Bag 2022 Lecture Series with Jack Neely & Paul James
    April 27, 2022 - 12:00pm

    In Person Location and Reservations
    East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902 (Seating is limited.) Register on Eventbrite.

    Online Reservations
    Register on Eventbrite for this event streamed on Zoom

    Or visit the ETHS Facebook page at the start of the...

  • Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush
    April 21, 2022 - 8:00pm

    The East Tennessee Historical Society & Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law with presenting sponsors KaTom Restaurant Supply, Ihop, & The Honorable Bill and Chrissy Haslam invite you to attend A Historic Evening with Jon Meacham

    Destiny and Power: The American...
  • Brown Bag 2022 Lecture Series with Dr. Carroll Van West
    April 11, 2022 - 12:00pm

    In Person Location and Reservations
    East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902 (Seating is limited.) Register on Eventbrite.

    Online Reservations

    Register on Eventbrite for this event streamed on Zoom

    Or visit the ETHS Facebook page at the start...

  • Brown Bag 2022 Lecture Series with John J. Duncan, Jr.
    March 16, 2022 - 12:00pm

    In Person Location and Reservations
    East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902 (Seating is limited.) Register on Eventbrite.

    Online Reservations
    Register on Eventbrite for this event streamed on Zoom

    Or visit the ETHS Facebook page at the start of the...

  • December 1, 2021 - 12:00pm to December 2, 2021 - 11:45am

    In-Person Location and Reservations
    East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902 (Seating is limited.) 
    Register on Eventbrite

    Online Reservations
    Register on Eventbrite for this event streamed on Zoom

    Or visit the ETHS Facebook page at the start of...

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