Monday, March 22, 2010

Korean War Project Update

New Website

FORGOTTEN: The Arkansas Korean War Project has a new presence on the Internet. Visit us at to check out the new site and progress of this important project.


As an extension of our successful Korean War project, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies will host a one-day conference on the Korean War. Our goal is to provide a greater understanding of the war and appreciation of its impact while also highlighting the role Arkansans played in it. Join us and learn about this forgotten war, an important part of American—and Arkansas—history.

Saturday, May 22, 2010, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Darragh Center

(located in the Main Library of the Central Arkansas Library System, 100 S. Rock)

Conference Schedule

9:00 Registration

9:30-10:15 Session 1: The Frontline of the Cold War World: The Korean War and Its Place in History with Dr. Roger Pauly, University of Central Arkansas

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:15 Session 2: “They Were Spirited Fighters”: The Arkansas National Guard in the Korean War with Steve Rucker, Director Arkansas National Guard Museum

11:15-12:45 Lunch and Keynote Address: Fighting for Peace: Lessons of the Battle of Pork Chop Hill with Dr. James Matray, Cal State, Chico

1:00-1:45 Session 4: Arkansans Remember: A Veterans Panel

1:45-2:00 Break

2:00-3:00 Session 5: Documentary Premiere

To register please contact Anna Lancaster at (501) 320-5754 or click here to register online.


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