Great War Lecture Series: “The War Poets: British Poetry & the Impact of the Great War”
Angelo State University’s Department of History will host the next installment of its Great War Centennial Commemoration Lecture Series on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont Drive.
Dr. Mark Hama, ASU professor of English, will discuss how World War I influenced poetry and literature in his presentation, “The War Poets: British Poetry and the Impact of the Great War.” The lecture will take place in the University Center’s C.J. Davidson Conference Center and is open free to the public.
This is the second of three events in the Great War Centennial Commemoration Lecture Series this fall. The third event is scheduled for November:
- 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29: “Wristwatches, Intelligence Tests and Hemingway: The Cultural Impact of World War I on America.” Dr. Jennifer Keene, chair of the History Department at Chapman University in Orange, Calif., will discuss the cultural impact of the Great War on American life.
The three-year lecture series began in September 2015 and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant No. AC-226771-15. The series commemorates World War I, also known as the Great War, and is co-organized by Dr. Christine Lamberson and Dr. Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai of ASU’s history faculty. It is also co-sponsored by the ASU West Texas Collection.
Required disclaimer: Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.