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Humanities Month: War Stories of Service

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, Eldon Black Recital Hall, 2602 Dena Drive
The Department of History is proud to sponsor the first annual Humanities Month program at Angelo State University, featuring presentations by Drs. Bill Taylor and Matthew Gritter. Profs. Ashley Meyer and Daniel Anderson from the Theatre Program will also present short student performances based on War Stories material.

Location: Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, Eldon Black Recital Hall, 2602 Dena Drive

In this first event, Dr. William Taylor (Dept. of Security Studies & Criminal Justice) and Dr. Matthew Gritter (Dept. of Political Science & Philosophy) will use “War Stories” collection material to discuss the broad topic of service.

Dr. Taylor’s talk is titled “War Stories, Military Service, and American Society.” Dr. Gritter’s talk is titled “‘We Are All Green, We’re All Blue’: War Stories, West Texas, and Latinos.” The title for the Theatre Program’s event, directed by Profs. Meyer and Anderson, is “War Stories: A Dramatic Interpretation.”

About Humanities Month

Each year, faculty members within the College of Arts and Humanities will select a theme, and each department will present on that theme during a designated month. This year, the theme is “War Stories,” based on the collection of material collected by Department of History faculty and students over the course of the past four years.

The program this year is partially sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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