1917 Centennial Series: World War I, Red Cross Propaganda, and the Making of Ernest Hemingway

Wed Nov 15, 2017
1917 Centennial Series: Barbara Will, Associate Dean of the Arts & HumanitiesWorld War I, Red Cross Propaganda, and the Making of Ernest HemingwayThursday, October 19, 2017 4:30pm-6:00pm Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)Professor Will explores the American Red Cross during World War I and its role in forming the modernism of Ernest Hemingway.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Barbara Will,A. and R. Newbury Professor of English, Associate Dean of Arts and HumanitiesWill specializes in twentieth-century literature, culture, and history, with a comparative emphasis upon Anglo-American and French modernism. She teaches core courses in these areas, as well as in literary and feminist theory and theories of cosmopolitanism. Her current book project considers how expatriate writers responded to the Vichy regime in France.Sponsors: The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, The Leslie Center for the Humanities, The Political Economy Project, The Department of Government, The Department of Russian, The Department of History, and The Department of Film and Media Studies.