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Conference: Beyond the Western Front in World War I


April 24, 2015
2:00pm - 5:30pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall
April 24, 2015
2:00pm - 5:30pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall

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2:00 – 3:30 p.m. "Ideas and Books: Informational Warfare and Cultural Reckonings"

Introduction: Charles S. Maier (Harvard University)

Heidi J.S. Tworek (Harvard University)
“Germany in the Ether: News and Propaganda around the World”

Nicole Jordan (University of Illinois at Chicago)
“The Experimental Gas War on the Eastern Front in June 1915, Depicted in André Malraux’s Les Noyers de l’Altenburg”

Commentator: Thomas Weber (University of Aberdeen)

3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break

4:00 – 5:30 p.m. "Travelers and Soldiers: Women and Men at War"

Introduction: Margaret Higonnet (University of Connecticut)

Santanu Das (King’s College, London)
“Indian Sepoys in German POW Camps, Europe, and Other Fronts”

Angela K. Smith (University of Plymouth)
“British Women of the Eastern Front: Travel Writers and Romantics?”

Commentator: Michelle Mann (Brandeis University)

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