War and Society Roundtable
September 10, 2013 - 6:00pm
Hattiesburg Public Library
Free and open to the public
The War and Society Roundtable is a joint community and university monthly reading group. Sponsored by Southern Miss’s Center for the Study of War and Society and the Hattiesburg Public Library, this semester's Roundtable focuses on books dealing with deception in history. A friendly, but spirited discussion about the book will be moderated by Dr. Allison Abra from Southern Miss' Department History.
The Roundtable is a great way for community members, faculty, and students to interact while exploring topics of mutual interest. Copies of each month’s books -- provided by the Library and through a generous grant from The Mississippi Humanities Council -- are available for loan at the Hattiesburg Public Library well in advance of each meeting. The Roundtable is free to the public and will be held Tuesday, September 10th at 6pm at the Hattiesburg Public Library.
This Roundtable discussion will feature, "Sisters in Resistance: How Women Fought to Free France, 1940-1945" by Margaret Collins Weitz. Often moving, always fascinating, women in the French Resistance is a key subject. Margaret Weitz has gathered personal testimonies that explores the clandestine work of women who fought during the Nazi occupation and set them in an intelligible context that helps us understand how all French people--men and women--experienced the Nazi occupation.