I know it’s short notice, but try to get to these anyway:
Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:30 – 2:00 pm. “Civilians and the Labor of War, 1914 – 1918,” a lecture by Dr. Tammy Proctor, professor of history at Utah State University (and formerly of Wittenberg University). Wright State, Millett Hall Atrium. Sponsored by WSU CELIA. Details here.
Friday, 14 November 2014, 2:30 pm: “Neither Sweet Nor Decorous: American Poetry in the First Year of the First World War,” a lecture by Dr. Mark Van Wienen, Professor of English at Northern Illinois University. Professor Van Wienen is the editor of Rendezvous With Death: American Poems of the Great War (University of Illinois Press, 2002) and the author of Partisans and Poets: The Political Work of American Poetry in the Great War (Cambridge University Press, 1997) as well as a number of articles about American literature and culture of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Wright State, Millett Hall Atrium. Sponsored by WSU CELIA.