World War I Armistice Centennial

Veterans Day Armistice image

Calendar of Events

Sunday, November 11

Yale Concert Band Veterans Day Matinee | Woolsey Hall | 2:00 p.m.


Monday, November 12

Veterans Day Ceremony | Battell Chapel | 12:30 - 1:30 P.M.

Throughout the morning and early afternoon, Yale Students for Veterans (YSV) will offer passerby the opportunity to plant flags on Cross Campus in honor of veterans. Flags will be provided by YSV.

Tuesday, November 13

Same Sex Desire in WWI: a Masculine, Valorously Decorated LGBTQI+ Movement.

A conversation with Professors Sarah Cole (Columbia), Richard Kaye (Hunter College), James Najarian (Boston College). This event is co-sponsored by the Yale Office for LGBTQ Resources and the Department of English.

WLH 208 | 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 15

Lincoln’s Code: An Armistice Day Reflection on the Laws of War in American Life

Professor John Witt | Sterling Law Building, Rm 129 | 12:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 17

Memorializing War: British and American Monuments to the Great War

Paul Kennedy, J. Richardson Dilworth Professor of History; Director, International Security Studies

Whitney Humanities Center | 1:00 p.m.

The Literary Legacy of World War I: Screening of “Paths of Glory”

Following the film, join Jennifer Orth-Veillon, Brianne Bilsky, and Peter Molin for a conversation about how the novels and memoirs of WWI shaped the rest of war literature in the 20th century.

Whitney Humanities Center | 2:00 p.m.


World War I: Beyond the Front Lines -  Knights of Columbus Museum | One State StreetNew Haven, CT 06511
WWI in the Yale Collections
Three students reflect on their military service and life now at Yale