August 4, 2017 - 11:30 am to 1:30 pm (already occurred)

A Sudden Courage: French Adolescents Stand Up to Germans in Occupied France, 1939-1945

Eastward Ho! Country Club
325 Fox Hill Road
Chatham, MA 02633

$45 per person
$20 for young alumni (2011-2017)

Complimentary for new students and their families and current students
Includes, meal, tax and gratuity

Entree options:
Roasted Statler Chicken Breast or Grilled Salmon Filet

Cash bar available

$20 Association dues (optional)
Association dues help offer a book award to deserving local high school graduates.

Please reply by July 28, 2017 and indicate your choice of entree.

Professor Rosbottom is the holder of the Winifred Arms Professorship in the Arts and Humanities and professor of French and European studies. He has also been an academic administrator and planner and former dean of the faculty. His classes have included the 18th-century British and French novel, the history of ideas, literary criticism, art history of the early modern and modern periods, the history of the European city, especially of Paris, fictional and documentary film, Napoleon and his legends, the literature of World War I, and, most recently World War II and the European imagination. Ron has published well over a hundred articles and book reviews, has edited three essay collections and has written two monographs on French novelists. In 2014, Ron published When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light under German Occupation, 1940-1945 (Little, Brown), which was a semi-finalist for the National Book Award for non-fiction.

Questions? Please contact Jeff Dykens '75, P'08 at or (774) 836-3436.