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Friday, August 11, 2017

World War II and One Book One London at King's

King’s hosts One Book One London discussion focused on WWII aspects of etta and otto and russell and james

King’s joins London Public Library’s initiative to celebrate reading one book as a community. Join Dr. Graham Broad, Associate Professor, History, for his talk Etta and Otto and Russell and James and Us: The Canadian Home Front in Fiction and in Fact

The event is free and open to the public: Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ noon Cardinal Carter Library, King’s University College, 266 Epworth Ave. London. Details can be found on King’s Calendar of Events. Parking is free on campus. 

Cake & coffee will be provided. Guests are invited to bring their own lunch. Dr. Broad is available for advance media interviews. 

Dr. Broad teaches Canadian history (with a particular emphasis on intellectual history), war and society studies, and historical theory and methods. In addition to being a member of the Department of History, Dr. Broad helped to design and teaches in the King’s Foundation in Western Thought and Civilization program. Dr. Broad recently published One in a Thousand: The Life and Death of Captain Eddie McKay, Royal Flying Corps. In 2014 he released A Small Price to Pay: Consumer Culture on the Canadian Home Front, 1939-45. He is an active social commentator on Twitter @ProfessorBroad

King's is a publicly-funded Catholic post-secondary institution founded in 1954. King’s provides general and honors degree programs in the liberal arts, social sciences, business, and a master's degree in social work. It is positioned in the top rank of institutions of higher learning in Canada for the high quality of its teaching faculty and student experience. Institutionally autonomous, King’s is academically-affiliated with Western University. King’s is open to students of all faith backgrounds, with its community centered on the values of social justice, equality and the education of the whole person. 

Media Contact: 

Jane Antoniak 
Manager, Communications & Media Relations 
King’s University College 
519-433-3491 x 4384 
519-719-9366 (cell) 
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