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Joseph Pearce Lecture Set for April 27 at Knights of Columbus Museum, New Haven

Internationally known author Joseph Pearce will deliver a talk at the Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven, Conn. Thursday, April 27 in conjunction with the museum’s World War I lecture series.

His topic, “Death Comes for the War Poets,” is also the title of a new book and a verse drama, written by Pearce, to be performed in June by the Blackfriars Repertory Theatre in Manhattan.

In his lecture, which begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public, Pearce will share the horror of warfare during World War I through the experiences of Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen and Joyce Kilmer.

A native of England, Pearce is writer in residence at Aquinas College in Nashville, Tenn. and director of the college’s Center for Faith and Culture. He is also editor of St. Austin Review, an international journal of Catholic culture.

The Knights of Columbus Museum is located at 1 State St. in New Haven.

Its exhibition, “World War I: Beyond the Front Lines,” is on view through Dec. 30, 2018.

Information: kofcmuseum.org or (203) 865-0400.

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