HPU to Host ‘Military History of the United States’ for Annual Rothenberg Seminar

Oct 21st, 2022

HPU to Host ‘Military History of the United States’ for Annual Rothenberg Seminar

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2022 – High Point University will present its annual Gunther E. Rothenberg Seminar in Military History from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. The event will be held in the Webb Conference Center and is open to the public.

Named for world-renowned military historian Gunther E. Rothenberg, the seminar is a tribute to his scholarship and dedication to the field of military history. The HPU Department of History sponsors the event, which offers a different theme each year and features a host of leading scholars discussing their most recent research and latest interpretations.

This year’s event will feature the theme, “Military History of the United States.” The featured speakers are Dr. Ricardo Herrera, from the United States Army War College; Dr, Michael Fitzgerald, an independent scholar; Dr. Susannah Ural, University of Southern Mississippi, and Dr. Kara Dixon Vuic, Texas Christian University.

“The theme this year is American military history,” says Dr. Frederick Schneid, the Herman and Louise Smith professor of history. “We have invited leading scholars in this field to mark the introduction of American context courses in the new curriculum.”

For registration information, contact Dr. Frederick Schneid at fschneid@highpoint.edu.