Torchbearers of Democracy: African Americans and World War I - Chad Williams

Tue Oct 17, 2017
Torchbearers of Democracy: African Americans and World War I A lecture by Chad WilliamsPresented by the Leslie Center for the Humanities at Dartmouth CollegeProfessor Williams is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of African and Afro-American Studies at Brandeis University. He specializes in African American and modern United States History, African American military history, the World War I era, and African American intellectual history. His first book, Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era, was published in 2010 and won the 2011 Liberty Legacy Foundation Award from the Organization of American Historians, the 2011 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for Military History and designation as a 2011 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title.Recorded September 16. 2017