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New York University's Center for the United States and the Cold War

Programs - Spring 2007

Friday, February 9, 2007
Seminar, Mark Lawrence (University of Texas)
“Lyndon Johnson’s United States and White Rule in South Africa During the 1960s.”
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Monday, February 12, 2007
Book Talk by Robert Vitalis (University of Pennsylvania)
America’s Kingdom: Mythmaking on the Saudi Oil Frontier
Co-sponsored with the Krevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: 50 Washington Square South

Thursday, February 15, 2007
Conversation with Sidney Gluck
“China: Entrepreneurialism in a Socialist Context”
Co-sponsored by China House and Asian Pacific Studies)
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Friday, February 23, 2007
Seminar, Donna Haverty-Stacke (Hunter College, CUNY)
“May Day Becomes America’s Forgotten Holiday”
With comment by Richard Greenwald (Drew University)
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Friday, March 2, 2007
Seminar, Andre Schiffrin (New Press)
“Memoir of the 1950s”
With comment by Ellen Schrecker (Yeshiva University)
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Friday, March 23, 2007
The Reference Center for Marxist Studies and the Archives of the Communist Party, USA
With Terrie Albano (People's Weekly World), Frank Barbaro (New Democratic Majority), Rosalyn Baxandall (SUNY-Old Westbury), Leslie Cagan (United for Peace and Justice), Assemblyman Dick Gottfried, Gerald Horne (University of Houston), David Kline (Veterans for Peace), Steve Kramer (SEIU Local 1199), Daniel Leab (American Communist History), Norman Markowitz (Rutgers University), and Jarvis Tyner (Communist Party, USA).
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday, March 30, 2007
Seminar, Chad Goldberg (University of Wisconsin- Madison)
“Pierre Bourdieu Meets T.H. Marshall: Citizens and Paupers in the Development of the U.S. Welfare State.”
With comment by Robert Lieberman (Columbia University)
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 5, 2007
Conference: “Alger Hiss and History” - Conference Program
Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Law School Library and King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center.
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Transcripts
NEW Location: NYU Law School's Tishman Auditorium, 40 Washington Square South (West 4th Street between McDougal and Sullivan)

Thursday, April 19, 2007
Tamiment Library Program on Contemporary China: "The Effect of China's Rise as an Economic Power on Relations between Developed and Undeveloped Nations -- A Conversation with Sidney J. Gluck" (Retired member of the Social Science Faculty of the New School for Social Research and former
Co-President of the U.S. China People's Friendship Association)
With commentary provided by representatives of the East Asian Studies Department, NYU
Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War
Co-Sponsored by China House and Asian Pacific Studies Program at NYU and US-China People's Friendship Association, NYC
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 26, 2007
Seminar, Jennifer Luff (College of William and Mary)
“Anti-Communism and the U.S. Labor Movement during the Inter-war Years”
With comment by Michael Nash (NYU)
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Friday, April 27, 2007
Symposium: "The Continuing History of the Spanish Civil War" - Program
Co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 28, 2007
Special Film Preview: Anthony Geist- "Souls Without Borders"
Co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location:King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South (West 4th Street betwen Thompson and Sullivan)

Friday, May 4, 2007
Seminar, Ani Mukherji (Brown University)
“Moscow’s Community of Color”
With comment by Manu Goswami (NYU)
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 10, 2007
Morris Schappes: A Centennial Celebration - Program
With Leo Hershkowitz (Queens College) and Steven Leberstein (CUNY)
Co-sponsored by the National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case and Jewish Currents
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Film showing and Panel Discussion: Ivy Meeropol’s “Heir to an Execution”
Co-sponsored by the National Committee to Re-open the Rosenberg Case
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Location

Unless otherwise noted, all 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.

Additional Information

Please contact Michael Nash (212-998-2428) or Marilyn Young for additional information.

Updated 6/6/2008
   
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