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AV-255516-17

Community College District 502 (Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599)
Franz Burnier (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)

Connections and Disconnections in US Military Conflicts: From the Illinois Frontier to the Global Frontier

A preparatory program for discussion leaders, an undergraduate seminar, and two public seminars in the Chicago area on the theme of “securing the frontier.” 

College of DuPage will conduct a three-part program focusing on two 20-year plus conflict periods under the theme of "securing the frontier". The overall outcome is to increase dialogue and knowledge among veterans, students and community members by examining primary and secondary perspectives on the causes and outcomes of these two selected conflict periods as portrayed in historical accounts and war literature.

Project fields:
American Literature; U.S. History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$72,310 (approved)
$72,310 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2017 – 11/30/2018