Winter 2018

Meetings in 2608 Haven, University of Michigan, at 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated

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5 Jan   Planning Session
12 Jan   Discussion of K.S. Inglis, "Entombing Unknown Soldiers: From London and Paris to Baghdad" -- link
19 Jan   Viewing of Kameradschaft (1931), dir. G.W. Pabst
26 Jan   Discussion of Kameradschaft
2 Feb   Tour of the "Aftermath: Landscapes of Devastation" photography exhibit at UMMA
9 Feb   [Canceled due to weather]
16 Feb   Discussion of Stephen Kotkin, "When Stalin Faced Hitler: Who Fooled Whom?" -- link
23 Feb   Viewing and discussion of Night and Fog, dir. Alain Resnais (1956)
2 Mar   No Meeting: Winter Recess
9 Mar   Bob Donia, "On Retributive Justice"
16 Mar   Rick Austin, "On Blitzkrieg"
23 Mar   Stanley Shapiro, on Peter Hayes, Why? Explaining the Holocaust
30 Mar   Joe Ho, on War and Occupation in China: The Letters of an American Missionary from Hangzhou, 1937-38
6 Apr   Josh Cole on Vichy France
13 Apr   Dennis Ringle, "Problems in the Current Surface Fleet"