Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • The Long Shadow of the “Great War”
  • Discussion
  • 3/26/2010
  • 10:00-11:30
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Host: Spencer Museum of Art , Hall Center for the Humanities
Event Description
Join KU faculty members and scholars for a series of gallery presentations about the Spencer’s exhibition Machine in a Void: The First World War and the Graphic Arts / Stephen Goddard - Senior Curator, Spencer Museum of Art; Professor, Department of the History of Art -- Moderator

Presenters include:
William Woods - Professor, Department of Geography; Courtesy Professor, Department of Anthropology, on "War and the Tortured Landscape."
Roberta Pergher - Assistant Professor, Department of History, on "Reflections or Refractions? Myths of war experience in postwar European societies."
Nathan Wood - Assistant Professor, Department of History on "Dreams of Speed, Visions of Death: Art and War in the Machine Age."
James Grauerholz - Independent Scholar; Courtesy Lecturer, American Studies Program on "Moloch's Apocalypse: The Rise of the Killing Machines."