Total Mobilization: World War II and American Literature

World War II was a time of paradox: victory amidst catastrophe, democracy spread by violence, individualism drafted for propaganda. Looking at poetry and novels helps us see how American culture struggled to make sense of the war.

Roy Scranton is assistant professor of English at the University of Notre Dame.

About the Series:

Saturday Scholars: A different game plan for autumn weekends.
You are invited to join in discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times.

Each lecture and Q&A is presented in the Snite Museum’s Annenberg Auditorium on a home football game Saturday. All lectures are free and open to the public.

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November 18, 2017

Art and HistoryHealth and SocietyCollege of Arts and LettersEnglishKroc Institute for International Peace StudiesRoy Scranton