Author Archive for Germany @GMU

Postcards in the News

The German Embassy has a great write up of the upcoming exhibit. Please visit the site here: http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/__pr/K__Wash/2014/08/12-PostcardsfromtheTrenches.html?archive=1994792 The Washington Post also has a write up about the exhibit. Visit that page here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/gog/exhibits/postcards-from-the-trenches-germans-and-americans-visualize-the-great-war,1283068.html

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The Pepco Edison Place Gallery

702 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20068

RSVP for these events to http://www.postcardsfromthetrenches.eventbrite.com.

 

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 6:00-8:30 PM

Opening gallery talk by Prof. Marion Deshmukh, (George Mason University), co-curator and comments by the Honorable Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Peter Wittig. Reception to follow.

 

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 6:00-8:30 PM

“From Fact to Allegory and Beyond: Images of the First World War,” Keynote presentation by Prof. Peter Paret, (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Emeritus). Reception to follow.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 6:00-8:30 PM

“Poetry Witnesses Wars from the Civil War to World War I: Readings and audience discussion with Profs. David Gewanter (Georgetown University) and Peter Beicken (University of Maryland). Reception to follow.

 

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