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Fall 2011 Public Programs

The Center for the Cold War and the United States Fall 2011 Seminar Series Flyer (pdf)

Tamiment Library Book Talk: The Man Who Never Died: The Life, Times, and Legacy of Joe Hill, American Labor Icon
Author: William M. Adler
Musical Performance by: John Pietaro, The Flames of Discontent
Date/Time: September 14, 2011, 6:00
Program Flyer

Cold War Seminar: "'Virtually Useless': The Rise and Fall of the Safeguard Ballistic Missile Defense System"
Speaker: Major Joseph C. Scott, US Military Academy at West Point
Date/Time: September 15, 2011, 5:00-7:00

Cold War Seminar: "Self-Determination, Human Rights and the History of the Cold War"
Speaker: Brad Simpson, Princeton University
Date/Time: September 22, 2011, 5:00-7:00

Cold War Seminar: "A Dirty, Half-Hidden War": The CIA, The Freedom Company and the Politics of Intra-Asian Aid"
Speaker: Colleen Woods, University of Michigan
Date/Time: October 6, 2011, 5:00-7:00

Tamiment Library Book Talk: Sojurning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism, and the Making of Black Left Feminism
Author: Erik S. McDuffie
Date/Time: October 13, 2011, 6:00
Reception to Follow: Camaradas el barrio, 2241 First Avenue, NYC
Program Flyer

Tamiment Library Book Talk: Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union
Author: Clarence Taylor
Musical Performance by: John Pietaro, The Flames of Discontent
Date/Time: October 19, 2011, 6:00
Program Flyer

Cold War Seminar: "Double Ambassadors: Ethnic Americans, Europe and the Cold War (1945-1955)"
Speaker: Kostis Karpozilos, University of Crete-Greece
Date/Time: October 20, 2011, 5:00-7:00

Cold War Seminar: "Malcolm X in France, 1964-1965: Cold War Internationalism and the Politics of Border Control"
Speaker: Moshik Temkin, Harvard University
Date/Time: November 3, 2011, 5:00-7:00

Cold War Seminar: "Of Potatoes and Coca Leaves: Cold War Anthropology and Modernization Dreams in the Peruvian Highlands, 1951-1966"
Speaker: Jason Pribilsky, Whitman College
Date/Time: November 17, 2011, 5:00-7:00

NYU’s Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center Conference: "Labor Education and Academic Freedom"
Date/Time: November 18, 2011, 11:00-5:00
Location: Glucksman Ireland House, NYU, One Washington Mews (btwn Washington Square N. & East 8th St.)
Conference Flyer (with full schedule and list of speakers)

Cold War Seminar: "We are Harrisburg: Three Mile Island and the End of the Nuclear Utopia"
Speaker: Mario Del Pero, Università di Bologna
Date/Time: December 1, 2011, 5:00-7:00


Unless otherwise noted, programs will take place at the Tamiment Library on the New York University campus.

The address is 70 Washington Square South, 10th Floor (West 4th Street between LaGuardia and Greene Streets), New York, NY 10012. Map Tel: 212-998-2630.

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Browse list of programs held in previous years.

Updated 01/09/2012