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At Home and Abroad: Newfoundland and World War One

Trinity Conference June 2-3rd

This symposium is free and open to the public and no registration is required.

Friday June 2, 2006 Trinity Theatre of the Arts, 8:00pm
Official Welcome by Trinity Historical Society
Speaker: Kevin Major on Writing No Man´s Land
Wine and cheese reception to follow

Saturday June 3, 2006

9:15-9:30 Welcome – President NHS

Newfoundland Fighting Men (Session Chaired by Larry Coady)

09:30-9:50 World War One and Newfoundland History
09:50-10:15 Small Boatmen for the Empire: “The Royal Naval Reserve and Popular Imperialism in Newfoundland. 1900-1921″(Mike O´Brien)
10:15-10:30 Questions
10:30-10:50 Coffee
11:15-11:45 The Narratives of Newfoundland POWs(Jessie Chisholm with Greg Walsh)
11:45-12:00 Questions
12:00-02:00 Lunch (tickets $6)

Support at the Front (Session Chaired by Melanie Martin)

02:00-02:25 Dr. Cluny Macpherson (1879 – 1966): A Newfoundland Doctor in World War One(Stephanie Harlick)
02:20-02:45 Your Daughter Fanny, the Letters of Francis Cluett (Senator Wm. Rompkey)
02:45-03:00 Questions
03:00-03:20 Break

Support at Home (Session Chaired by Dave Bradley)

03:20-03:45 They Also Serve Wo Sit and Knit: Women´s Patriotic Association of Newfoundland(Terry Bishop Stirling)
03:45-04:00 Questions
04:15-04:45 Guided tour Trinity Museum

Dinner:     After dinner speaker:  Mike O´Brien.

Banquet tickets cost $22.