Throughout the year, The Theodore Roosevelt Center hosts numerous events designed to raise awareness of Theodore Roosevelt, his impact on America and the world, and his lasting legacy. Events include the annual TR Symposium, scholarly lectures, author appearances, and book signings.

Featured Events

Theodore Roosevelt in Retrospect: An American Legacy

September 12-14, 2019

Save the date now for the fourteenth annual Theodore Roosevelt Symposium at Dickinson State University! One hundred years after his remarkable life ended, Theodore Roosevelt continues to influence our life as a nation and as individuals. Plan to visit his second home in the Dakota Badlands and join in this public humanities event, reflecting on his legacy.

Past Events


The Theodore Roosevelt Center hosts an annual symposium at Dickinson State University to explore various facets of Roosevelt’s life and career. Each symposium features a nationally-recognized keynote speaker, a series of lectures by prominent Roosevelt scholars, panel discussions, receptions, entertainment, and a field trip to places in North Dakota that were of importance to Roosevelt.

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Other Events

The Theodore Roosevelt Center periodically hosts events such as guest speakers, book signings, volunteer training, and others.

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