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Department of History

Lecture Series

The K-State Department of History hosts two Lecture Series every other year, the Parrish Lecture series and the Eisenhower Lecture series. 

Parrish Lecture Series

The Parrish Lecture is a biennial event designed to promote discussions about historical issues of wide public interest. The Lecture is named in honor of Fred Louis Parrish (1893-1980), a former history professor at K-State, who was devoted to fostering the free exchange of ideas and insights in a communal setting. Read more

Eisenhower Lecture Series

The Eisenhower Lecture in War and Peace is a biennial event hosted by the Kansas State University Department of History. Internationally acclaimed historians are invited to speak on an issue of war and peace in their field of specialization. Read more