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Looking Back at the First World War

Jan. 31 Symposium Marks Centennial

Jan. 14, 2014

What:

"The Centennial of World War I (1914-1918)" symposium Jan. 31 takes a close look at aspects of the multinational conflict through three commemorative lectures and discussions at Cal State Fullerton. The afternoon event is free and open to the public.

Topics/Speakers:

  • "The Battle of Gallipoli (Canakkale) as History and Memory" Nancy Fitch, professor of history at Cal State Fullerton
  • "Race and Empire: The First World War as a Global War" Jennifer Keene, chair and professor of history at Chapman University
  • "Writing Russia Back Into the History of World War I" Lynn M. Sargeant, professor of history at Cal State Fullerton

When:

Friday, Jan. 31
2-4:30 p.m.

Where:

Cal State Fullerton, Room 360 of the Pollak Library
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831

Parking:

$8 for a daily permit Monday through Friday. Details are available online.

Sponsors:

The program is sponsored by the CSUF College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of History, the history honor society Phi Alpha Theta and the History Students Association.

Media Contacts:

Jochen Burgtorf, chair and professor of history, 657-278-3560
Pamela McLaren, 657-278-4852

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