Woodrow Wilson, WWI Lecture Series is in September / October

Lecture Series to Accompany Woodrow Wilson and the Great War Exhibit at Lewis University

Published: September 10, 2018.


The traveling “pop-up” exhibit, "Woodrow Wilson and the Great War," comes to Lewis University September 19-October 2. Located in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Gallery, the exhibit examines the presidency of Woodrow Wilson and marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Four public programs accompany the exhibit each 2 p.m.

• Wednesday, September 19: Gallery Talk by Lance Tawzer, Naper Settlement, and Kole Torres, Lewis University, reception with refreshments to follow the talk until 6 p.m. in the Wadsworth Gallery

• Thursday, September 20: Woodrow Wilson on the Domestic Front by Br. John Vietoris, Lewis University, in AS 158.

• Tuesday, September 25: Race and Women: Wilson and WWI by Kristi Kelly, Lewis University, in AS 158.

• Tuesday, October 2: Dennis Cremin, Lewis University, will present The War to End All Wars in AS 158.

The exhibit will next pop-up October 4-November 2 at Woodrow Wilson House, Washington, DC and November 8-December 22 at the Historical Society of Princeton.

The exhibit is the result of a partnership between Lewis University, Naper Settlement, and Give Back. The events are part of Lewis University’s Arts & Ideas Program, providing cultural and educational programming for students and the community. A portion of the Arts & Ideas events is sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council. Please contact artsandideas@lewisu.edu for further information.

Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.



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