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Spring 2014 Programs

The Center for the Cold War and the United States Spring 2014 Schedule Flyer (pdf)

Tamiment Library Book Talk: “Red Apple: Communism and McCarthyism in Cold War New York”
Author: Philip Deery, Victoria University
Comment: Ellen Schrecker
Date/Time: January 30, 6:00 p.m.

Cold War Seminar: “'We Are a Restless Class': Cold War Politics and the Making of the Middle Class in Colombia, 1963-1982”
Speaker: A. Ricardo López, Western Washington University
Date/Time: February 27, 2014, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Cold War Seminar: "Unwanted Revolution: Cuba, Lázaro Cárdenas and the Challenges to Mexican Political Authority”
Speaker: Eric Zolov, SUNY, Stony Brook
Date/Time: March 13, 2014, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Cold War Seminar: "Internationalizing the Struggle Against Apartheid: Pan-Africanists, Labor Activists, and the First Boycott of South Africa, 1958-1960"
Speaker:Simon Stevens, Columbia University
Date/Time: March 27, 2014, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Cold War Seminar: "The August 1939 San Antonio Municipal Auditorium Riot: Right-wing Terrorism versus Communism and Liberalism"
Speaker: Martin Halpern, Henderson State University
Date/Time: April 10, 2014, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Symposium: "Howard Zinn: A Lifetime of Teaching, Writing, and Activism"
Location: Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South
Date/Time: April 24, 2014, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Cold War Seminar: "The Atomic City after the Hot War and Into the Cold”
Speaker: Lindsey Freeman, SUNY, Buffalo State
Date/Time: May 1, 2014, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Cold War Seminar: "Washington, Moscow, or Rome: The Cold War in Italy"
Speaker: Rosario Forlenza, NYU
Date/Time: May 8, 2014, 5:00-7:00 p.m.


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 a list of programs held in previous years.

Updated 4/10/2014