Weber Historical Society Lecture Series

The Weber Historical Society offers an array of lectures that cover topics from across the globe and around the state.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Fall 2022

Leah Dunford Widtsoe and Home Economics in Utah

Kathryn McKay

Leah Dunford Widtsoe, the wife of Apostle John A. Widtsoe and granddaughter of Brigham Young, was a pioneering force in home economics in Utah.  Dr. MacKay will present her reasearch on this advocate for women.

Monday, September 12, 2022
7:00 p.m. Dumke Legacy Hall
The Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning

Book cover for Frank J. CannonFremont Figurines: When the Past Looks You in the Face

David Yoder

Native Americans living in the Utah area 1,000 years ago made fascinating miniature clay figurines. Archaeologist David Yoder will share examples of these artifacts, and discuss how their study helps us learn more about the people who made them.

Monday, October 10, 2022
7:00 p.m. Dumke Legacy Hall
The Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning
 

Dr. Leah MurrayThe Meaning of the Midterm Elections

Leah Murray

Dr. Leah Murray of our political science department will visit with us and explain the results of the recent midterm elections.  Who voted, why did they vote, and what were the outcomes, will be some of the issues that she explores.

Monday, November 14, 2022
7:00 p.m. Dumke Legacy Hall
The Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning