The popular annual
lecture by Dr. Marvin Thomas, professor of history at the University of
Pittsburgh at Bradford, will examine the events that led to the start of World
The lecture, which will take place
at 8 p.m. April 8 in the Lester and Barbara Rice Auditorium in Fisher,
coincides with the start of the war nearly 100 years ago in June 1914.
Thomas will examine the assassination
of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo and how it led directly to
the Great War.
The lecture is free and open to the
public. For disability-related needs, contact the Office of Disability
Resources and Services at (814)362-7609 or firstname.lastname@example.org.