- Associated Press - Thursday, February 6, 2014

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - One of the most respected authorities on World War I is scheduled to deliver a lecture at Oklahoma State University.

The lecture by Jay Winter will be Thursday afternoon at the university’s Stillwater campus. A small reception will follow.

The lecture titled “Commemorating Catastrophe: the First World War 100 Years On” is free and open to the public.

Winter is the Yale University Charles J. Stille Professor of History and is an expert on World War I and its impact on the 20th century.

He’s the author or co-author of a dozen books and was also the co-producer, co-writer, and chief historian for the award-winning PBS series, “The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century.”

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