Silent Soldiers Memorial
Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Location: The Oval
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Host: Department of Theatre
The Silent Soldiers Memorial is a "live art" event, to be performed Thursday, April 6, marking the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into World War I. The event will feature more than 20 Ohio State students wearing WWI-style uniforms making their way across campus, stopping at the Oval, Thompson Library, University Hall and the Wexner Center.
They will march into position, stand or sit silently, before moving on to the next site. As they march, they will sing "We're here because we're here," a song sung by the British as they entered battle at Somme. The students will silently distribute small cards to spectators, which detail the name, rank, military unit, date of death and age of men and women who took part in the war.
10:30 a.m.: Depart Drake Event Center
11 a.m.: Thompson Library performance
11:30 a.m.: Cross the Oval
Noon: Wexner Center for the Arts performance
12:30 p.m.: Cross the Oval
12:50 p.m.: University Hall performance
1:45 p.m.: Enter the Oval
2 p.m.: Oval performance
2:30 p.m.: Thompson Library walk-through
For more information visit the Department of Theatre.
Tomorrow: follow @OhioState students as they march around campus, honoring WWI soldiers & their sacrifices #ASCDaily