"1916: Total War" Symposium at National WW1 Museum & Memorial in Kansas City
By Joshua Venuti
The National World War One Museum and Memorial in Kansas City will be hosting a World War One symposium on November 4th and 5th. The symposium is entitled “1916 | Total War” it explores the year of 1916 a year that had an immense impact on the war.
The symposium begins on Friday, November 4th, from 8:30am to 5:00pm, and there will be a cocktail dinner at 6:30pm. The symposium will continue on Saturday, November 5th, from 8:30am to 1:00pm. For those who wish to check in early, an early check in will be available on Thursday, November 3rd, at the museum from 3pm to 5pm and at the nearby Marriott from 6pm to 8pm.
The symposium will include presentations by accomplished members of the academic world and those who are involved in projects to commemorate the war’s centennial. The list of presenters include John Curatola (Professor of Military History at the US Army Command and General Staff College), Michael Kazin (Professor of History at Georgetown University), Lee Pollock (Executive Director at The Churchill Centre), Robert Delesandro (Deputy Secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission and Chairman of The US World War I Centennial Commission), and more.
Read more about the Symposium on the National WW1 Museum & Memorial web site here:
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