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The United States of America and World War One: Exploring Political, Economic and Cultural Entanglements (British Academy)

November 13, 2017

British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

13 Nov. 2017

Professor Gary Gerstle FBA, University of Cambridge
Professor Desmond King FBA, University of Oxford

This one day event brings together a group of distinguished scholars to reflect on aspects of the US’s participation in World War One on the occasion of the centenary of America’s entry. Four broad themes of US involvement in the Great War are examined: the politics of America’s entry; the cultural contours of US engagement in the war; the journeys or movements prompted by wartime; and the settlements reached at the war’s conclusion.

Speakers include:
Professor Katherine Benton-Cohen, Georgetown University
Professor Christopher Capozzola, MIT
Professor Beverly Gage, Yale University
Professor Michael Kazin, Georgetown University
Dr Alice Kelly, Oxford University
Professor Adriane Lentz-Smith, Duke University
Professor David Lubin, Wake Forest University
Dr Jennifer Luff, Durham University
Dr David Milne, University of East Anglia
Professor Andrew Preston, University of Cambridge
Dr John Thompson, Cambridge University
Professor Peter Trubowitz, LSE

Please click here for a copy of the current programme.


November 13, 2017
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