Robert Brown, professor of history at Finger Lakes Community College, will discuss “20th Century Scourge: the 1918 Influenza Pandemic and the Great War” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the McCue Auditorium at SUNY Brockport, 350 New Campus Drive, Brockport.

The pandemic is among Brown’s areas of expertise. He has been featured in over a dozen articles and on 12 radio and TV documentaries. He was recently interviewed for “Secrets of the Dead: Killer Flu.”

The free discussion is part of the Robert Marcus Memorial Lecture in History at SUNY Brockport.