America and the Great War, 1914-1920 (GWS2005)
Venue: Los Angeles
|Event Date/Time: Apr 22, 2005||End Date/Time: Apr 24, 2005|
|Registration Date: Apr 22, 2005|
American - European relations. Immigrant soldiers. Fears of epidemic. Spheres of influence in the Middle East. National independence movements. Weapons of mass destruction. World War I and its aftermath continue to shape today's history.
This year the Great War Society National Meeting examines America and the Great War. We invite you to meet the real Woodrow Wilson, learn the secrets of the Argonne Forest, and learn what the Europeans thought of the Yanks in war and peace.
Our distinguished speakers include:
· Professor Robert Wohl of UCLA, featured commentator on the PBS Documentary The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th century and author of Generation of 1914.
· Robert Cowley, Former editor in chief, MHQ: The Quarterly of Military History, and editor of What If?: The World's Foremost Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been.
· Nancy Gentile Ford of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, author of Americans All!: Foreign-Born Soldiers in World War I
· Alfred Cornebise, author of numerous books on the Great War including Doughboy Doggerel: Verse of the American Expeditionary Force 1918-1919, Soldier-Scholars: Higher Education in the AEF, 1917-1919, Art from the Trenches : America's Uniformed Artists in World War I and The Stars and Stripes : Doughboy Journalism in World War I.
Additionally, media reviewer/columnist Andrew Melomet is hosting a World War I film festival featuring For Me and My Gal (1942), The Unbeliever (1918), and The Last Flight (1931). My Forgotten Man (1933), They Gave Him A Gun (1937) and Men Must Fight (1933) are among other films to be screened.
Where: Furama Hotel, Los Angeles, CA [near LAX]
When: Friday April 22 - Sunday April 24, 2005
Cost: Full 3 Day Program $160
1 Day Program $60
Also join us for a Friday evening reception, Saturday evening banquet, and speakers' luncheons Friday and Saturday.
For Full Details and Registration Visit: http://www.worldwar1.com/tgws/sem2005.htm
For more info: 800-966-1216