Through a close reading of select short stories by Ernest Hemingway, participants will explore Hemingway’s insights on and critiques of certain cultural and political developments in the early 20th century.
Instructor: Dan Monroe is the John C. Griswold Distinguished Professor of History at Millikin University. Professor Monroe earned a doctorate in history from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received the Heiligenstein Award for Teaching Excellence and was a fellow at the Virginia Historical Society and Lincoln Legal Papers. Monroe is the author of three books: The Republican Vision of John Tyler (2003), At Home with Illinois’ Governors: A Social History of the Illinois Executive Mansion (2002), and Shapers of the Great Debate on the Civil War: A Biographical Dictionary (2005), with co-author Dr. Bruce Tap. He is currently working on his fourth book, a study of every day life in the antebellum U.S.