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2011.02.07 > For Immediate Release
contact: Tim Kaldahl - University Relations
phone: 402.554.3502 - email: tkldahl@unomaha.edu

Presentation on Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Set for Feb. 17

Omaha - The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will host a presentation by a nationally-known scholar of World War One on Thursday, Feb. 17. Professor Steven Trout will present “Voices from the Tomb: The Unknown Soldier and American Culture, 1921-1941” at 7 p.m. in the W. H. Thompson Alumni Center, 6705 Dodge St.

Trout is chair of the Department of English at Fort Hays State University, Kansas. He has authored Memorial Fictions: Willa Cather and the First World War (2002) and his most recent book, On the Battlefield of Memory: The First World War and American Remembrance, 1919-1941 (2010). His presentation at UNO is free and open to the campus community and public.

UNO’s College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of English, the Department of History, and the Department of English’s Dual Enrollment Program have sponsored the event.

For more information, contact the Department of English at (402) 554-3476. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact (402) 554-3476 in advance of the program.

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