War Stories News and Events
March 30th, 2017
Students from the Dept. of Visual and Performing Arts will perform dramatic readings of World War I Era accounts, both private and public. Invited veterans from more recent conflicts will then discuss those century-old sentiments along with several topics pertaining to service. For example, after considering President Woodrow Wilson’s vision for the world, how do veterans view America’s leadership responsibilities? What does a nation owe to those who served in war?
April 20th, 2017
Profs. Charles Grear (Central Texas College) and Alexander Mendoza (University of North Texas) will discuss the challenges that German Americans and Mexican Americans faced on the home front as the United States waged World War I. This talk corresponds with a traveling exhibit concerning home front life in the United States during World War I, which will be on display at Fort Concho during the month of April 2017.