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Looking Back at the First World War

Jan. 31 Symposium Marks Centennial

Jan. 14, 2014


"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.


  • "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


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


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


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


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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