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"Reading and Writing War in a Sentimental Age"

Thursday, February 6, 2014
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Storrs Campus
Austin 217

Please join us for a talk by Elizabeth Samet entitled "Reading and Writing War in a Sentimental Age."

Professor Samet teaches English at West Point. She is the author of the widely discussed Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point, winner of a Los Angeles Times Book Prize and a selection for three "notable book of the year" lists: The New York Times, USA Today, and Christian Science Monitor. Professor Samet recently completed a Guggenheim Fellowship and will be speaking about her recent work on war writing.

The lecture is sponsored by the Research Program on Humanitarianism and is part of the ongoing programming around the theme of the "narration and documentation of war."

Contact:

Eleni Coundouriotis eleni.coundouriotis@uconn.edu 860 486 3050

HRI, Research Program on Humanitarianism

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