Pausing on a street in Tengchong, China, a Chinese civilian obtains a light from a U.S. Army sergeant during the liberation of the city from the Japanese military. 1944. (U.S. National Archives)
“Face to Face with History,” the 28th annual Tri-University History Conference to be held virtually on March 12, 2022, is organized this year by a team from Wilfrid Laurier University. The conference invites us to examine and discuss together how personal, political, and cultural interactions have transformed history and the ways we understand history.