Public Lecture: “One Woman’s War in China: An American Red Cross Club Director in World War II.”
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012
Time: 5:30 P.M.
Place: Claude Pepper Center, Florida State University, 636 W. Wall Street
The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience and Special Collections and Archives, Florida State Libraries is pleased to sponsor a public lecture by the noted historian, Judy Barrett Litoff, Professor of History at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.
Litoff is the author of 14 books and more than 100 articles, book chapters, and reviews in American women's history.
Over the last two decades, Litoff has focused her research and writing on American women and the Second World War. Her research has included a nationwide search for women’s correspondence that has resulted in the assembling of an archive of 30,000 wartime letters written by American women. For additional information about the U.S. Women and Letter Writing Project, go to http://digitalcommons.bryant.edu/ww2letters/
Litoff’s books on World War II include Miss You (1990), Since You Went Away: World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front (1995), Dear Boys (1991), We’re In This War Too: World War II Letters from American Women in Uniform (1994), Dear Poppa (1997), American Women in a World at War (1997), What Kind of World Do We Want? American Women Planning for Peace (2000), Fighting Fascism in Europe (2003), An American Heroine in the French Resistance (2006, 2008), and Dancing with Colonels (2011).
Litoff has lectured widely in the United States as well as in England, Estonia, Belarus, Ukraine, the Republic of Georgia, Russia, and China. Most recently, she served as an historical consultant for the highly-acclaimed and Emmy nominated PBS documentary, “The Perilous Fight: America’s World War II in Color.”
This public lecture is open to the general public. There is no admission charge, but an RSVP is welcome.
G. Kurt Piehler, Director
Institute on World War II and the Human Experience
Department of History
Florida State University
401 Bellamy Hall
113 Collegiate Loop
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2200
Telephone: (850) 644-9541
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