Churchill in Conflict and Culture - A Symposium

January 17, 20208:30—12:30pm

The Hilliard University Art Museum and The National World War II Museum invites you to join us for Churchill in Conflict and Culture. This half-day symposium complements the opening of the exhibition, The Art of Sir Winston Churchill, on view at the Hilliard University Art Museum from January 17 through March 21, 2020. Organized by The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, the symposium brings together UL faculty from the History and Art departments, historians from the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy at The National WWII Museum, and renowned British author and scholar, David Reynolds, to add another dimension to Churchill as statesman, artist and writer. 

Please Register for this free event, and purchase your lunch here.

Churchill in Conflict and Culture is Sponsored by Oats & Marino.


This event will be held at the LITE Center in Lafayette, located at:

537 Cajundome Boulevard

Lafayette, LA 70506

Parking is available in the parking lot at the LITE Center


Schedule of Events


8:45am - 9:45am | Leadership in Conflict

“The Cult of Leadership: From Bismarck to Hitler"

 Richard Frankel, PhD


“Churchill: Century of Warfare”

 Rob Citino, PhD


10:00am - 11:00am | Churchill in Culture

 “Portraits of Greatness: Images of Churchill”

 Allison Leigh, PhD


“Churchill’s Castle: Life at Chartwell”

 Keith Huxen, PhD


11:15am - 12:15pm | Keynote Address

"In Command of History: Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War"

 David Reynolds, PhD


12:15 - 12:25

 Final Thoughts by The Hon. Emma Soames, Granddaughter of Winston Churchill










Churchill in Conflict and Culture - A Symposium
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