Faculty, Students Share German Perspective on World War I

March 26, 2015 at 4:41 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate continues its commemoration of the anniversary of World War I with a panel discussion, “Daily Life and Memories from World War I Germany,” at 5 p.m. Monday, March 30 in the Sansbury Campus Life Center, Room 310.

A panel of students and faculty will read letters and documents and talk about family stories and traditions that illustrate everyday life on the German battlefield and the home front in World War I.  Issues such as battlefield conditions and labor conditions will be the focus of the presentations.

Participating in the discussion will be Dr. Robert McCormick, chair of the History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies Department; Dr. Dirk Schlingmann, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; and students, Andreas Kick, Veronika Petri and Annabella an Ovchinnikova.

A discussion will follow.  The event is free and open to the public.