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Lecture Series

All lectures will take place at 4:30 p.m. in room 104 of the Language & Dining Center.

Thursday, October 9
When the Lights Went out over European Civilization:  The Great European War, 1914-1918
Prof. Diethelm Prowe, Laird Bell Professor of History, Emeritus

Thursday, October 16
America Sings About War: American Sheet Music, 1914-1919
Prof. Roger Paas, William H. Laird Professsor of German and the Liberal Arts

Thursday, October 23
‘A Harrowing Sight’: The Great War, the Crisis of Representation, and the Avant-Garde   
Prof. Baird Jarman, Dept. of Art and Art History

Thursday, October 30
Dulce et Decorum Est: Poetry from the Great War
A student reading of English, French, German, and Russian poetry from World War I
Organized by Prof. Susan Jaret McKinstry, Helen F. Lewis Professor of English

Thursday, November 6   
The Economic Consequences of the War and Peace   
Prof. Martha W. Paas, Wadsworth A. Williams Professor of Economics

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