The My Missouri Lecture Series invites prominent Missourians from all walks of life to reflect on what being a Missourian has meant to them as they speak about how the state’s history, people, and culture have shaped their experiences.
The inaugural My Missouri Lecture was presented as part of the State Historical Society's Fall Lecture Series on November 2, 2019. Claire McCaskill, former Democratic U.S. Senator from Missouri, spoke at the Center for Missouri Studies in Columbia. Watch Claire McCaskill deliver the inaugural My Missouri Lecture on demand.
Former University of Missouri basketball coach Norm Stewart spoke on November 6, 2021, at the Center for Missouri Studies. Watch Norm Stewart's talk.
U.S. Senator Roy D. Blunt spoke on Oct. 29, 2022, at the Center for Missouri Studies. Watch Sen. Blunt's talk.
Future speakers will be announced as information becomes available.
Former US Senator Claire McCaskill served as the top-ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the Armed Services Committee. Before she was elected to the Senate in 2006, McCaskill was Missouri's state auditor and served as Jackson County Prosecutor.
Watch as legendary Mizzou basketball coach Norm Stewart reflects on how his Show-Me State roots shaped his career.
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt delivered the annual My Missouri Lecture on Sat. Oct. 29 at the State Historical Society of Missouri Center for Missouri Studies, 605 Elm St., Columbia. The senior senator from Missouri reflected on how his upbringing shaped his career in education and politics.