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Meet the Author: Celia Kingsbury

Date and time: Monday, 11/8/2010
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Library - Performance Corner
Description: Stop by the Library's Performance Corner and Meet the Author of "For Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home Front (Studies in War, Society, and the Military) Celia Kingsbury. This book examines the propaganda that targeted noncombatants on the home front in the United States and Europe during World War I.

By examining a diverse collection of literary texts, songs, posters, and toys, Celia Malone Kingsbury reveals how these pervasive materials were used to fight the war’s cultural battle.

Celia Malone Kingsbury is an associate professor of English at the University of Central Missouri. She is the author of The Peculiar Sanity of War: Hysteria in the Literature of World War I.
Sponsor: College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences
Admission: Free
Contact: Vicki Orcutt, Administrative Assistant
660-543-4750