The Salameno Lecture Series was established to bring reputable historians to campus as guest speakers. The series is named after former trustees Lawrence and Theresa Salameno. In 2006, the couple created the Lawrence and Theresa Salameno Chair in History, the College’s first endowed chair. 

About This Year's Speaker

Colin Calloway is a renowned authority on early American history and on American Indian history. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Leeds in England in 1978. After moving to the United States, he taught high school in Springfield, Vermont, served for two years as associate director and editor of the D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian at the Newberry Library in Chicago, and taught for seven years at the University of Wyoming. He has been associated with Dartmouth College since 1990 when he first came as a visiting professor. He became a permanent member of the faculty in 1995. His book, The Indian World of George Washington, was published in 2018 and was a finalist for the National Book Award.