Save the Date: The 2018 Colby Symposium will take place April 11-12, 2018 at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.
Stay tuned for the full schedule of events, announced late January 2018.
The 2017 Colby Symposium schedule included:
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017
8:00–8:50 a.m. Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library
“What Did It All Mean? American Soldiers in World War I,” presentation by Jennifer Keene
9:00–9:50 a.m. Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library
“The Great War: The War That Never Ended,” by Michael Neiberg
11:00–11:50 a.m. Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library
“American Extraordinary Force in France,” by COL Robert Dalessandro, USA (Ret.)
1:00–2:00 p.m. Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library
Presentation of Norwich Undergraduate Original Research. Norwich students will present on their WWI service-learning project to provide bilingual biographies of Norwich alumni to le Musée de la Grande Guerre du Pays de Meaux, the largest WWI museum in Europe.
THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017
9:25–10:40 a.m • Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library
Presentation by David J. Barron, 2017 Colby Award winner for Waging War: The Clash Between Presidents and Congress 1776-ISIS.
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m • Sullivan Museum & History Center
Lunch & Learn: Chemical Warfare in WW1
Featuring COL Sean G. Kirschner and COL Eric Brigham, USA (Ret.)
This event is co-hosted by the Sullivan Museum & History Center, a Smithsonian Affiliate.
1:00–3:00 p.m • Plumley Armory
Panel Discussion: “Won the War, Lost the Peace: The Centennial Legacy of World War One.”
Panelists: COL Robert Dalessandro, USA (Ret.), Michael Neiberg, Jennifer Keene.
Moderated by Sarwar Kashmeri, Adjunct Professor of Political Science & Applied Research Fellow, Peace & War Center, Norwich University; Fellow, Foreign Policy Association
3:15–4:30 p.m • Milano Ballroom
Book Signing featuring COL Robert Dalessandro, USA (Ret.), Michael Neiberg, Jennifer Keene, Carlo D’Este, and 2017 Colby Award winner David J. Barron.
6:00 p.m. • Plumley Armory
Meet the Authors Reception & Dinner
Presentation of the 2017 Colby Award.
Norwich University undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate, no registration required. All other guests, we ask that you register to attend.