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2017 History Forum

Since the late 1960s, the Department of History has hosted the History Forum, attracting national and international scholars to address topics of current as well as historical and academic interest. The History Forum welcomes the general public to attend the lectures and interact with the speakers and the Duquesne University community.

America and the Road to War 1914-1917

On Monday, October, 23, 2017, the Department of History will hold its 51st Annual History Forum. This year, the event will be held at Duquesne University's Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Power Center, Fifth Floor. Dr. Michael Neiberg, Chair of the War Studies and Professor of History at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, PA will present "America and the Road to War 1914-1917."

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the First World War. Pittsburgh native and critically acclaimed author Michael Neiberg will trace the long and torturous path to American involvement, showing how the pubic debates over this "War to End All Wars" centered on issues such as morality, economics, and the very nature of American idenity. 


Check out photos from the 2017 History Forum here!