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Event Highlights

Books, Libraries, and Modern War

December 5, 2008
9:15am- 5:30pm
McKeldin Library, Room 6137

Books and libraries have suffered grievously from war in modern times, but wars have also stimulated reading and publishing. Wars destroy libraries but they also fill libraries. In this daylong symposium, scholars from the University of Maryland and elsewhere will consider how books and libraries have fared in wartime in various parts of the world from World War I to the present.

Free and open to the public
Please register by e-mail: ERICL@umd.edu

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In Bronze and Stone:
Images of Memorials to War and Those Who Have Served

October 15 - December 15, 2008
Memorial Chapel


This photography exhibit by university staff member Cheryl MacLean explores how war and those who have served in war have been memorialized in sculptures and monuments around the nation's capital. 

 

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Organized by the College of Arts and Humanities and the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Direct questions and comments to aseeff@umd.edu and kcartwri@umd.edu