True Sons of Freedom: African Americans and World War I

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 | IMU University Club Presidents’ Room | 7:30 PM

The Indiana University Department of History invites you to attend the 26th annual Paul V. McNutt lecture with distinguished author and professor, Dr. Jennifer D. Keene.  Jennifer D. Keene is a professor of history and chair of the History Department at Chapman University. She received her Ph.D. in History from Carnegie-Mellon University and is a specialist in American military experience during World War I. Dr. Keene has published three books on the American involvement in the First World War, Doughboys, the Great War and the Remaking of America (2001), The United States and the First World War (2000), and World War I ( 2006).  She is also the lead author for an America history textbook, Visions of America: A History of the United States.  She is currently working on a book detailing the African American experience during the First World War and has another project comparing the experiences of soldiers from the French and British empires during World War I.

The annual McNutt Lecture honors Paul V. McNutt, who was dean of the Indiana University School of Law from 1925 to 1933, then became Indiana’s governor and later served as U.S. high commissioner to the Philippines, director of the Federal Security Agency and chairman of the War Manpower Commission during World War II.

Questions? email: blaharve@indiana.edu or call 812-855-3236.  If you have a disability or need assistance, arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. Please call 812-855-3236.

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