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Friday, September 28th
1:00 PM

Complete Program - Armistice & Aftermath: A World War One Symposium

Michigan Technological University

Michigan Technological University

1:00 PM - 3:45 PM

4:00 PM

Keynote: Local Theaters, Propaganda and WWI

Sue Collins, Michigan Technological University

Orpheum Theater

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Keynote: African American Experience in WWI and Aftermath

John Morrow Jr., University of Georgia

Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Saturday, September 29th
9:00 AM

1A1: Conflicted Loyalties: Austro-Hungarian Immigrants in Michigan and the Great War

Robert Goodrich, Northern Michigan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

1A2: A Tale of Two Princips: Contested Memory and National Identity in the Former Yugoslavia

Christina Morus, Stockton University
Gordon Coonfield, Villanova University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

1A3: Population, the Lessons of War, and the Promise of Peace

Kathleen Tobin, Purdue University Northwest

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

1B1: The Sights and Sounds of WWI Propaganda Posters

Jessy Ohl, University of Alabama

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

1B2: A Heartland Artist as Prisoner: The End Of Guy Brown Wiser's Air War

Doug Lantry, National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

1B3: Propaganda as Public Relations Antecedent: The Complex Legacy of the Creel Commission

Christopher McCollough, Columbus State University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:15 AM

2A1: Oshkosh on the Home Front: Activities and Attitudes During World War I

Amy Fels, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

2A2: 'Lest We Forget': Remembering World War I in Wisconsin, 1919-1945

Leslie Bellais, University of Wisconsin-Madison

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

2A3: Patriotic Acts of Copper Country Children in the Great War

Seth Dahl, Finlandia University

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

2B1: An American Abroad: Perceptions of Americans in Buchan's WWI Thriller, Greenmantle

Peter Faziani, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

2B2: “Pour la France ! Pour ma famille!”: Haunting War Legacies in Rouaud’s Champs d’honneurs

Dany Jacob, Michigan Technological University

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

2B3: Art and Activisim in Abel Gance's Film, J'accuse: Revisiting Anti-war Sentiment in French Art and Society a Century Later

Ramon A. Fonkoué, Michigan Technological University

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

12:00 PM

Keynote: Women and the Great War

Lynn Dumenil, Occidental College

Memorial Union Building

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1:15 PM

3A1: Electrical Communications Impacts During the Great War and Impacts on the Interwar Period

Martha Sloan, Michigan Technological University

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

3A2: American Chemical Companies: World War I and Beyond

Jason Szilagyi, Central Michigan University

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

3A3: Impact of the First World War on India

Imrana Begum, NED University of Engineering & Technology

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

3B1: ‘Your Duty on Display’: The Allied War Exhibition in Chicago, the State Council of Defense, and the Role of the State in Defining American Identity

Josh Fulton, Northern Illinois University

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

3B2: The Allied Expositionary Forces: From Encouragement to Commemoration of WWI

Steven A. Walton, Michigan Technological University

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

3B3: WWI Propaganda Poster Fluidity

Sarah Price, University of Alabama

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

2:30 PM

4A1: The Great War and Modern Homosexuality: Transatlantic Crossings

Chet DeFonso, Northern Michigan University

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

4A2: Henry Ford‘s Dearborn Independent: A Reflection of Post-WWI Rise of Anti-Semitism in America

Catherine Wadle, Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

4A3: World War One & Africa: Contesting History, Nation, and Identity in ‘Western Togoland’

G. Edzordzi Agbozo, Michigan Technological University

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

4A4: ‘The War Has Ended; the Doors Are Open Again’: Baha‘l Western-Women Pilgrimage to the Holy Land After the Great War

Shay Rozen, Avshlom Institute

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

4B1: Recalling the Trenches from the Club Window: Contrasting Perspectives in Dorothy Sayers and P.G. Wodehouse

Laura Fiss, Michigan Technological University

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

4B2: Men, Military, and the Law: An Examination of Conscription During World War I and Its Legal Challenges

Victoria Stewart, Northwest Florida State College University

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

4B3: ‘This Mad Brute’: Postwar Male Violence and the Pathological Public Sphere

Rebecca Frost, Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM