Topic: Versailles....False Promise - Mark Albertson
In the 12th year of the collaboration between Wilton Library and the Wilton Historical Society, the scholarly lecture series theme will be 'Sex, Scandal and Upheaval: 1919 - What's Changed?' Historian and author Mark Albertson kicks off the series with a lecture highlighting several themes from his 8-week course on the transition period between World War One and Two beginning with the Versailles Treaty. Mark Albertson is the historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine in Monroe; and, is the historian for the Army Aviation Association of America. He has authored several books: USS Connecticut: Constitution State Battleship; They'll Have to Follow You!; The Triumph of the Great White Fleet; and On History: A Treatise. Mark teaches as an adjunct at Norwalk Community College on the following topics: World War I, World War II, Vietnam, Iraq, the American Empire, the Nazi Revolution and Jihad. See the library’s registration link for details.
The remaining lectures are as follows - please note the location of each lecture:
Feb. 24 at Wilton Library – “Conflict on the Homefront: Connecticut and the Nation” – Cecelia Bucki, Fairfield University
March 10 at the Wilton Historical Society – “Men in Black Sox” - Steve Wulf, ESPN
March 31 at the Wilton Historical Society – “Votes for Women” - Pam Dougherty, Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame.
Reception following the talk. No charge but donations are always welcomed. The moderator is Steve Hudspeth. Registration required. Please register for each lecture individually. Register online or call 203-762-6334.