MARIETTA, OH (Nov. 1, 2017)– The Evergreen Arts & Humanities Series at Washington State Community College (WSCC) in collaboration with the Washington State Foundation and the Schwendeman Agency, Inc. announce the upcoming lecture by Dr. Terence Zuber. This presentation is sponsored by Jane E. Morris in memory of Harold and LaRue Graham Morris.
Dr. Zuber’s topic for the evening will be “The 1967 Arab-Israeli War and Its Consequences 50 Years Later.” The lecture will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Graham Auditorium located in the Arts & Sciences building on the campus of WSCC. Admission is free, but please be mindful that seating is limited.
This lecture will provide a background summary of the 1948 Israeli War of Independence and the 1956 war, followed an analysis of the reasons for Israel’s military success in 1967. It will then discuss the significance of the Israeli conquest of the Sinai Peninsula from Egypt, which lead to “land for peace”, while the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Jerusalem, which continues to this day, resulted in Israeli settlements and continual Palestinian/Israeli struggles.
Zuber is a retired US Army infantry officer and German-trained historian. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 1970 from the University of Minnesota; a Master of Arts degree in History in 1996 from the University of Wuerzburg, Germany; and is a 2001 summa cum laude doctorate graduate of that same institution. From 1970-90, Zuber was an infantry officer in the U.S. Army and received the Legion of Merit for counter-intelligence operations.
The Evergreen Arts & Humanities Series was established in 1998 to bring free and low-cost educational, cultural and entertainment programming to the community. Events are made possible in part by financial gifts to the Evergreen Arts & Humanities Fund at the Washington State Community College Foundation. More information about the Series and the current season is available online at wscc.edu/community/evergreen-arts-humanities.
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