NYU will host “World War I and America: A Centennial Conversation,” an evening of readings and conversation about the Great War on the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the conflict, on Thurs., April 6.

New York University will host “World War I and America: A Centennial Conversation,” an evening of readings and conversation about the Great War on the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the conflict, on Thurs., April 6, 6:30 p.m. at NYU’s Silver Center for Arts and Science (100 Washington Square East [at Washington Place]).

Speakers include: A. Scott Berg, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and editor of World War I and America: Told By the Americans Who Lived It, the newest volume in the Library of America series; Phil Klay, a veteran and author of Redeployment, which won the National Book Award; Patrick Deer, an associate professor of English at NYU and author of Culture in Camouflage; Mary (Molly) Nolan, a professor of history at NYU and author of The Transatlantic Century: Europe and America, 1890-2010; and Jeffrey Sammons, a professor of history at NYU and author of Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War.

The event is free and open to the public. Entry is on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, please call 212.308.3360.

World War I and America is co-sponsored by Library of America and NYU’s Cultures of War and the Post-War Research Collaborative and supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  

Subways: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)
 

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