The year 1919 was a tumultuous one in American history. It was also the year that Henry E. Huntington created the institution that bears his name. This conference, designed around The Huntington's Nineteen Nineteen centennial exhibition, focuses on the social, cultural, and political events that provide a national and international context for Huntington's remarkable act of philanthropy. Rothenberg Hall
Registration for this 2-day conference is $25, with an optional buffet lunch each day for $20.
Conference registration is $10 for current Huntington docents, and free for current Long-Term Fellows and students with a current Student I.D. Please bring your current I.D. to event day check-in. Students, please note school affiliation after your name when registering.
FRIDAY, OCT. 18
8:30 a.m. - Registration & Coffee
9:30 a.m. - Welcome: Steve Hindle (The Huntington)
Introduction: Bill Brown (University of Chicago) 1919: Peace, Peril, Passion
10 a.m. - Session 1: Here and There Moderator: Nick Yablon (University of Iowa)
Erez Manela (Harvard University) Averting Anarchy: The Domestic Origins of Wilsonianism
Peter James Hudson (University of California, Los Angeles) 1919: A View from the Caribbean