Rescheduled from last month, Garth Swanson’s World War I lecture will take place this Wednesday. As always, the lecture is FREE and open to the public.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 7 p.m. / Batavia Campus / T102
- Originally scheduled for March 8, 2017, Garth Swanson, GCC professor of History will present “Wilsonian Diplomacy at a Crossroads – 1917: Missionaries of Democracy or Merchants of Death.” The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I. In his presentation, Professor Swanson takes a fresh look at the events that brought about the nation’s engagement in the war. The lecture will focus on the complex domestic and diplomatic issues that challenged Woodrow Wilson’s internationalist vision of a new world order.