Great War Lecture Series: “Wristwatches, Intelligence Tests and Hemingway: The Cultural Impact of World War I on America”
The ASU History Department will host the final fall 2016 installment of its Great War Centennial Commemoration Lecture Series on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont Drive.
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 in her presentation titled “Wristwatches, Intelligence Tests and Hemingway: The Cultural Impact of World War I on America.” The event will take place in the University Center’s C.J. Davidson Conference Center and is open free to the public.
This is the third of three scheduled events in the Great War Centennial Commemoration Lecture Series this fall. The series will continue with more events in spring 2017.
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 the ASU history faculty with support from the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.
Required disclaimer: Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.