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Elizabeth Samet, "Reading and Writing War"

Monday, September 29, 2014
12:30pm – 2:00pm

Storrs Campus
Dodd Center 162

Please join the Human Rights Institute for a talk by Dr. Elizabeth Samet titled "Reading and Writing War in a Sentimental Age." The lecture will begin at 12:30pm in the Dodd Center, room 162. Lunch will be served. To request reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities please contact Lyndsay Nalbandian.

Admission Fee: none

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. This seminar is co-organized with the Research Program on Humanitarianism.


Lyndsay Nalbandian,

Human Rights Institute (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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