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Winter 2017

Meetings in 2608 Haven, University of Michigan, at 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated

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8 Sept   Planning Session
15 Sept   Juan Cole, "Does Trump Have a Middle East Policy?"
22 Sept   Discussion of Ken Burns's The Vietnam War
29 Sept   Dave Collins and Norman Sauer, "The Gettysburg Photo: 'Sniper's Den'"
6 Oct   Jake McGregor, "Special Forces in Central Africa"
13 Oct   Concluding Discussion of Ken Burns's The Vietnam War
20 Oct   Jim Holoka, "Athenian Heavy Infantry as Political Activists"
27 Oct   Jonathan Marwil, "Ken Burns as Documentarian of America's Wars"
3 Nov   Jonathan Marwil, "The Wartime Films of Humphrey Jennings" (with excerpts)
10 Nov   Jonathan Marwil, "The Origins of Today's Political Divisiveness in the Vietnam War"
17 Nov   Bob Donia, "American Involvement in Bosnia"
24 Nov   Thanksgiving Break
1 Dec   Discussion of William March, Company K
8 Dec   Viewing of The Eagle and the Hawk (1933), dir. Stuart Walker
15 Dec   Discussion of The Eagle and the Hawk