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Spring 2012 Programs

The Center for the Cold War and the United States Spring 2012 Schedule Flyer (pdf)

Collection Opening, Book Talk, & Exhibition: Opening of the Ernie O'Malley Papers
Speakers: Cormac K.H. O'Malley and Nicholas Allen, University of Georgia, with comment by Joe Lee, NYU
Date: February 6, 2012
Time: Exhibition Viewing and Reception at 6:00 p.m.; Remarks at 6:30 p.m.
Sponsors: Co-sponsored by NYU's Glucksman Ireland House and the Tamiment Library
Program Flyer

Cold War Seminar: "The Plutonium Curtain: Plutonium's Role in Making Model Cities and the Nuclear Security State During the Soviet-American Cold War"
Speaker: Kate Brown, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Date/Time: February 9, 2012, 5:00-7:00

Cold War Seminar: "India as a Hotspot in the Economic Cold War"
Speaker: David Engerman, Brandeis University
Date/Time: February 23, 2012, 5:00-7:00

Cold War Seminar: "Hollywood's Cold War Overtures in South Korea: Lessons in Democracy and Christian Love"
Speaker: Sueyoung Park-Primiano, New York University
Date/Time: March 8, 2012, 5:00-7:00

Cold War Seminar: "Puerto Rican Nationalism, The Communist Party, and The U.S. Government During the Cold War: The Challenges of 'Domestic' Decolonization"
Speaker: Margaret Power, Illinois Institute of Technology
Date/Time: March 29, 2012, 5:00-7:00

Collection Opening: The Real Rosie the Riveter Oral History Archive
Speakers: Ruth Milkman, CUNY Graduate Center, Joseph F. Murphy Institute, and Special guest Rosies
Co-Sponsors: Elizabeth Hemmerdinger and Spargel Productions
Date/Time: April 3, 2012, 6:00-8:00
Program Flyer

Cold War Seminar: "American Academics Abroad: Cultural Responsibility and Ideology in the Cold War Era"
Speaker: Despoina Lalaki, New York University
Date/Time: April 5, 2012, 5:00-7:00

Book Talk: Hedda Hopper's Hollywood: Celebrity Gossip and American Conservatism (New York University Press, 2011)
Speaker: Author Jennifer Frost
Date/Time: April 11, 2012, 6:00
Program Flyer

Port Huron Statement @ 50 Keynote Address: "The Port Huron Statement in Historical Perspective"
Date/Time: April 12, 2012, 6:00-8:00
Sponsors: Department of Teaching and Learning, Steinhardt School, and the Tamiment Library
Event Poster
Detailed Schedule (pdf)

Port Huron Statement @ 50 Conference: "Participatory Democracy: From Port Huron to Occupy Wall Street"
Speaker: Tom Hayden
Date/Time: April 13, 2012, 9:30-4:30
Location: Glucksman Ireland House, NYU, One Washington Mews (btwn Washington Square N. & East 8th St.)
Sponsors: Department of Teaching and Learning, Steinhardt School, and the Tamiment Library
Event Poster

Cold War Seminar: "City of Tenants"
Speaker: Roberta Gold, Fordham University
Date/Time: April 19, 2012, 5:00-7:00

Cold War Seminar: "Building Tito-Land: American Foreign Aid and the Yugoslav Fantasy, 1948-1961"
Speaker: Louie Milojevic, American University
Date/Time: May 3, 2012, 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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Updated 05/21/2012