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October 2014

Is There Such a Thing as a Just War?

Monday, October 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by Christopher M. Bellitto, Ph.D., Kean University Is there such thing as a “just” war? Can we go to war to achieve peace? Is one person’s just war another person’s imperial invasion? Join us as we explore 3,000 years of controversial thought on using violence legitimately. Sponsored by the Center for World War II Studies on Monday, Oct. 20, from 7-8:30 PM in MAN 108. $15 general admission, $5 Brookdale students. E-mail Center Director David Bassano at    

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November 2014

Antiwar Dissent & Peace Activism in American during World War I

Monday, November 3, 2014 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Presented by Scott H. Bennett, Professor of History, Georgian Court University, author of Antiwar Dissent & Peace Activism In America During World War I: A Documentary Reader (2014). World War I was a watershed in modern world history. On the battlefield, millions were slaughtered by newly mechanized warfare: chemicals, machine guns, massive artillery. On the home front, the war led to an important American peace movement and increasing American isolationism. This talk will examine a broad range of antiwar sentiment, opposition, and…

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