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Forgetting to remember

The next colloquium is at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.

The next colloquium is at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.

History professor explores the intricacies of war commemoration 

News contact: Laura Hancock, University Advancement, 541-962-3585

LA GRANDE, Ore. October 21, 2016Mandy Link, Ph.D., is the guest presenter for the next colloquium at Eastern Oregon University Thursday, Oct. 27.

Link, an associate professor of history, explores the intricacies of the relationship between official, popular and private war memory during her presentation, “Forgetting to Remember: Irish Commemoration of World War I.”

The discussion begins at 4 p.m. in Ackerman Hall, Room 210. Light refreshments will be served and the presentation will also be streamed live at http://livestream.com/eou/colloquium.

A list of related resources provided by Pierce Library is also available for more in-depth information on this topic. Visit http://guides.library.eou.edu/friendly.php?s=colloquia_resources.

EOU’s colloquium series is free and open to the public. For more information call 541-962-3316.