The Material Culture of War

By Cedro, CC license 2.0

A Fall, 2014, colloquium sponsored by the Center for Material Culture Studies

On the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, this series of talks by faculty, advanced graduate students, and experts from the community provides interdisciplinary perspectives on people and objects during times of armed conflict, declared or not, on the battlefield and on the home front. Topics range widely and include images of war in photographs and other media, health and technology in the organized violence of war, design measures that accommodate those injured during war, victory gardens, uniforms, armor, generals, foot soldiers, bombs, what’s destroyed, what survives.
Wednesday 12:30-1:10 Integrated Science and Engineering room 222
MCST299-010: One credit. Pass/Fail. No prerequisites