SHIRLEY - UMass Dartmouth History Professor Brian Glyn Williams, author of several books on U.S. involvement in military conflicts in Afghanistan, will be at Hazen Memorial Library Thursday, Feb. 7 to discuss his latest book, "The Last Warlord: The Life and Legend of Dostum, the Afghan Warrior who led U.S. Special Forces to Topple the Taliban Regime."

Also the author of "12 Strong," which was made into a film starring Chris Hemsworth, Williams has a doctorate in Central Asian Islamic history and is a professor of Islamic history at UMass Dartmouth.

The 7 p.m. event is free to the public and will feature Dr. Williams' anecdotes and adventures from both "12 Strong" and "The Last Warlord."