News and Events


Feb 25, 2015
Wright State’s Public History Graduate Symposium will explore “History Through a Prism: Untold Stories” on March 13.
Feb 24, 2015
Distinguished Visiting Artist Keith Lockhart has served as conductor of the Boston Pops since 1995 and principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra since 2010.
Feb 24, 2015
Conductor Keith Lockhart will teach master classes with School of Music students and conduct the "War Requiem" with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and Wright State Choirs.
Feb 12, 2015
“Phoenix Project: A Call to Action” from Feb. 17-19, and a Civil Rights Pilgrimage, March 3-9, commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act.
Feb 6, 2015
College of Liberal Arts faculty will discuss their research, ranging from a Prophet Moses Festival in Jerusalem to musical theatre to Dayton during World War I, at a conference Feb. 9.
Feb 4, 2015

Dr. Meyer will speak on her book, Life and Death in the Garden: Sex, Drugs, Cops, and Robbers in Wartime China, on Thursday, February 19th at 2pm at the Veteran's Center in Millett Hall. Refreshments will be served.

Dr. Meyer’s new work offers a harrowing tale of the lives of slum dwellers in war-torn China during the late 1930s and 40s. Her exploration of life at the edge offers a fresh look at the Second World War in Asia, and a striking ground-...

Feb 3, 2015
Assistant professor of history Natasha McPherson documents previously untold history of Creole women.
Jan 22, 2015
Wright State history professor Christopher Oldstone-Moore will release a book on the history of facial hair.
Jan 21, 2015
The College of Liberal Arts will recognize faculty members who published books and albums in 2014.
Jan 14, 2015

On Saturday, January 10th, nine Wright State history students and friends traveled to Springfield for a special tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House. There, they met with Chris Oldstone-Moore, Senior Lecturer of History, and their tour guide Kevin Rose, an architectural historian on the staff of the Turner Foundation. Rose discussed the expensive and complicated restoration of the house, its important role of the house in Wright's career and the history of American architecture. He...