Lecture Series Revisits World War II

For 35 years, UW-Whitewater faculty and staff and community and business leaders have offered free presentations to thousands of people on topics ranging from art and current events to history and literature.

All lectures are free and open to the public and are held on Mondays at 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Senior Services, 435 West Starin Road, Whitewater. Street parking is adjacent to the building. Unable to attend? Links to videos of lectures, including those from prior series, can be found at http://www.uww.edu/ce/fairhaven.  If you have a disability and desire accommodations, please advise us as early as possible. Requests are confidential. UW-Whitewater provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and ADA requirements. Please contact Kari Borne at 262-472-1003 or bornek@uww.edu for further information.

Spring 2019 Series:

A World at War: Taking a Closer Look at WWII

Seventy-five years ago, the world was engaged in the deadliest conflict in history. This spring, the Fairhaven Lecture Series will take a closer look at World War II — the Allies and the Axis, the international battlefields and the home front, the great powers and the greatest generation.

Fourteen lectures in the “A World at War: Taking a Closer Look at WWII” series will feature presentations by faculty from UW-Whitewater’s Whitewater and Rock County campuses and will explore topics from the atomic bomb and the film and literature of the era to women war pilots and one family’s story of surviving the Holocaust.

This weekly series begins on January 28th with:

Making the Movies Safe for War: The WWII Combat Film

Presented by John McGuigan, Professor, Languages and Literatures

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