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Kansas Museum of History: J.R.R. Tolkien and the Battle of the Somme
Jonathan R. Casey, archivist, The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Friday, November 18, 6:30 pm | Kansas Museum of History (6425 SW 6th Ave, Topeka)

Tolkien’s experience during the Battle of the Somme may have influenced his literary works, namely The Hobbit and the Lord Of The Rings. The presentation includes images from the WWI Museum’s collections that match passages from the books. 

Dublin Internship Online Info Session
Friday, November 18, 9:00-10:00 am

Learn more about KU's academic internship program(s) in Dublin! Whether you want to gain experience in the world of finance, express yourself at a PR agency, bring history to life at a museum, debate politics or advocate with nonprofit organizations, the right internship is there for you. Join us online to explore the possibilities. To access the webinar, please log in at:

For more information about the info session, call 785-864-3742 or email

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