A Schenectady World War I Reading and Discussion Group


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As the centennial of World War I begins, Schenectady County Historical Society and Humanities NY will host a World War I Reading and Discussion Group entitled “Our World Remade.” Texts will include historical accounts; novels; poetry; government documents; news accounts; journals and letters from soldiers, nurses, politicians, pacifists, and other eye-witnesses to the tragic and transformative events of The Great War.

This book discussion will consist of six sessions and an additional meet and greet on February 28th where participants will pick up books, syllabus and meet other participants. It will be led by SUNY Albany Professor Richard Fogarty.

This program is completely free and all books will be provided by Humanities NY. March 21st at 6 pm is the last day to register.

Meetings will be held on March 28th, April 11th, April 25th, May 9th, May 23rd and June 6th. All meetings will be held at the Schenectady County Historical Society headquarters on 32 Washington Ave on February 28th at 6 pm.

Space is limited, contact librarian Mike Maloney at (518) 374-0263 ext. 3 or at librarian@schenectadyhistorical.org to reserve your spot or for more information.

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