Tuesday18Sep 2018

Wilkinson College Graduate Student Workshop

Lies versus Damned Lies:Evaluating Research Sources

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
2018-09-18 16:00 2018-09-18 18:50 America/Los_Angeles Wilkinson College Graduate Student Workshop Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall Allison DeVries devries@chapman.edu

RSVP is required

Graduate Students can enroll in this workshop through my.chapman.edu. Course number is GUS 530.

Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall


are invited to attend.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4-6:50PM

Lies versus Damned Lies: Evaluating Research Sources

Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall 121


Mark Twain once quipped, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” How do students in the humanities determine “truth” when conducting research among various sources? This workshop will explore the problems researchers confront when different stories emerge from the likes of memoirs, newspaper articles, autobiographies, and historical works.


Dr. Gregory A. Daddis, Associate Professor, Department of History

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Chapman University

Gregory Daddis is an associate professor of history and director of Chapman’s MA Program in War and Society. Dr. Daddis joined the History Department in the summer of 2015 after having served as the Chief of the American History Division in the Department of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point. A retired US Army colonel, he has served in both Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. Dr. Daddis specializes in the history of the Vietnam Wars and the Cold War era.


You can contact the event organizer, Allison DeVries at devries@chapman.edu or (714) 997-6752.

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