LCCC Holds “The Yanks are Coming” Series

Lorain County Community College’s Bass Library, division of Social Sciences and Human Services and the Center for Lifelong Learning have joined together to present a second series commemorating the one-hundredth anniversary of World War I. “The Yanks Are Coming: America in the Great War 1917-1918″ will focus on America’s participation in the war and in the peace conference which followed. Except for the films, presentations will last for about an hour with time set aside for audience questions and discussion.

This program is made possible in part by funding from the Lorain County Community College Foundation and Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in the program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Presentations at Libraries:

The March Toward Total War: Germany’s Doctrine of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare and the Sinking of RMS Lusitania
Presented by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)

• 12 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Sandusky Public Library
• 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 16 – Avon Lake Public Library
• 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Lakewood Public Library
• 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1 – Medina Public Library

Book Discussions:

“Dead Wake” by Erik Larson
Conducted by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)

• 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26 – Avon Lake Public Library
• 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25 – Lakewood Public Library

Presentations and Films held at LCCC’s Spitzer Conference Center Reaser Grand Room:

A Mighty Endeavor: America’s Meuse-Argonne Offensive September 23-November 4, 1918
Presented by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)
7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13

Film: “The Lost Battalion,” starring Rick Schroder
7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20

Alvin C. York: A Doughboy of the First World War
Presented by John Perry
7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27

Film: “Sergeant York” starring Gary Cooper
7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4

One of History’s Noblest Dreams – The War to End All Wars and the Paris Peace Conference of 1919
Presented by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)
7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11

All presentations and films are free and open to the public. Visit www.lorainccc.edu/wwi or call (440) 366-4126 to register for these events or films. Lorain County Community College is located at 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, Ohio.
To register for library programs, contact the specific library.

Sandusky Public Library – (419) 625-3834
Avon Lake Public Library – (440) 933-8128
Lakewood Public Library – (216) 226-8275
Medina Public Library – (330) 725-0588

LCCC Holds “The Yanks are Coming” Series

Lorain County Community College’s Bass Library, division of Social Sciences and Human Services and the Center for Lifelong Learning have joined together to present a second series commemorating the one-hundredth anniversary of World War I. “The Yanks Are Coming: America in the Great War 1917-1918″ will focus on America’s participation in the war and in the peace conference which followed. Except for the films, presentations will last for about an hour with time set aside for audience questions and discussion.

This program is made possible in part by funding from the Lorain County Community College Foundation and Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in the program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Presentations at Libraries:

The March Toward Total War: Germany’s Doctrine of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare and the Sinking of RMS Lusitania
Presented by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)

• 12 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Sandusky Public Library
• 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 16 – Avon Lake Public Library
• 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Lakewood Public Library
• 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1 – Medina Public Library

Book Discussions:

“Dead Wake” by Erik Larson
Conducted by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)

• 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26 – Avon Lake Public Library
• 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25 – Lakewood Public Library

Presentations and Films held at LCCC’s Spitzer Conference Center Reaser Grand Room:

A Mighty Endeavor: America’s Meuse-Argonne Offensive September 23-November 4, 1918
Presented by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)
7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13

Film: “The Lost Battalion,” starring Rick Schroder
7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20

Alvin C. York: A Doughboy of the First World War
Presented by John Perry
7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27

Film: “Sergeant York” starring Gary Cooper
7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4

One of History’s Noblest Dreams – The War to End All Wars and the Paris Peace Conference of 1919
Presented by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)
7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11

All presentations and films are free and open to the public. Visit www.lorainccc.edu/wwi or call (440) 366-4126 to register for these events or films. Lorain County Community College is located at 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, Ohio.
To register for library programs, contact the specific library.

Sandusky Public Library – (419) 625-3834
Avon Lake Public Library – (440) 933-8128
Lakewood Public Library – (216) 226-8275
Medina Public Library – (330) 725-0588

LCCC Holds “The Yanks are Coming” Series

Lorain County Community College’s Bass Library, division of Social Sciences and Human Services and the Center for Lifelong Learning have joined together to present a second series commemorating the one-hundredth anniversary of World War I. “The Yanks Are Coming: America in the Great War 1917-1918″ will focus on America’s participation in the war and in the peace conference which followed. Except for the films, presentations will last for about an hour with time set aside for audience questions and discussion.

This program is made possible in part by funding from the Lorain County Community College Foundation and Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in the program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Presentations at Libraries:

The March Toward Total War: Germany’s Doctrine of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare and the Sinking of RMS Lusitania
Presented by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)

• 12 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Sandusky Public Library
• 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 16 – Avon Lake Public Library
• 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Lakewood Public Library
• 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1 – Medina Public Library

Book Discussions:

“Dead Wake” by Erik Larson
Conducted by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)

• 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26 – Avon Lake Public Library
• 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25 – Lakewood Public Library

Presentations and Films held at LCCC’s Spitzer Conference Center Reaser Grand Room:

A Mighty Endeavor: America’s Meuse-Argonne Offensive September 23-November 4, 1918
Presented by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)
7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13

Film: “The Lost Battalion,” starring Rick Schroder
7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20

Alvin C. York: A Doughboy of the First World War
Presented by John Perry
7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27

Film: “Sergeant York” starring Gary Cooper
7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4

One of History’s Noblest Dreams – The War to End All Wars and the Paris Peace Conference of 1919
Presented by Dr. George Vourlojianis, Professor Emeritus (History)
7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11

All presentations and films are free and open to the public. Visit www.lorainccc.edu/wwi or call (440) 366-4126 to register for these events or films. Lorain County Community College is located at 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, Ohio.
To register for library programs, contact the specific library.

Sandusky Public Library – (419) 625-3834
Avon Lake Public Library – (440) 933-8128
Lakewood Public Library – (216) 226-8275
Medina Public Library – (330) 725-0588

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