Author Richard Rubin to give talk on World War I Oct. 23

Author Richard Rubin will give a talk titled “World War I: The Most Jewish War in History?” on Oct. 23 in the McIntire Room of Buchanan Alumni House at the University of Maine.

Rubin is the author of four books, two of which are about America and World War I: “The Last of the Doughboys” and “Back Over There.” He has written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine and Smithsonian, among others, and is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Travel section.

A reception will be held at 5 p.m., and the lecture will follow from 5:30–6:30 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the Norman Minsky Fund for Judaic Studies, the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center, the Department of History, Congregation Beth El and Congregation Beth Israel.