Was It a Great War? A Symposium on The Political and Social Consequences of World War I

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Special EventThis is an event sponsored by Texas Christian University’s Department of History and AddRan College of Liberal Arts. Adam Hochscild is scheduled as the Keynote speaker. The event is scheduled for March 3 and March 4, 2017. Adam Hochschild is the author of eight books including To End All Wars. In this book he brings the Great War to life as never before, and forces us to confront the big questions: Why did so many nations get so swept up in the violence? Why couldn’t cooler heads prevail? And can we ever avoid repeating history? Adam is the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the PEN USA Literary Award, the Gold Medal of the California Book Awards, and was a finalist for the National Book Award. He has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Earlier in his career, he was a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, a commentator on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered," and an editor and writer at Mother Jones magazine. His articles have also been published in the New Yorker, Harper's, the Atlantic, the New York Times Magazine, and elsewhere. In 2009 he received the Theodore Roosevelt-Woodrow Wilson Award from the American Historical Association and in 2014 he was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Schedule Friday, March 3, 2017 6:30-7:30 pm - Dessert Reception 7:30-8:30 pm - Keynote Address Saturday, March 4, 2017 8:15-8:45 am - Breakfast Reception 8:45-9:00 am - Welcome and Introductions 9:00-10:15 am - Session I: Political Consequences 10:15-10:45 am - Break 10:45-12:00 pm - Session II: Social Consequences Political Session Panelists: Jennifer Keene Michael Neiberg Stephen Ortiz Tammy Proctor Social Session Panelists: Richard Fogarty Susan Grayzel Andrew Huebner Michelle Moyd
Start Date/Time:2017-03-03 00:00:00
End Date/Time:2017-03-04 00:00:00
Source:Texas Christian University
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.23(A), 4.23(B), 7.23(A), 7.23(B)

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