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Spring 2016 Programs

The Center for the Cold War and the United States Seminar Series Spring 2016 Schedule Flyer (pdf)


Book Talk: Ramzi Fawaz, Author of The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics
Location: 244 Greene Street, Rm. 106
Date/Time: February 1, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Co-Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War and the NYU Department of English

Book Talk: Irene Gendzier, Author of Dying to Forget Oil, Power, Palestine, and the Foundations of U.S. Policy in the Middle East (Columbia University Press, 2015)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: February 3, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Ewen Center

Seminar: Olivier Burtin, "A House Divided: The American Legion and the Second Red Scare"
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: February 4, 4:00- 6:00 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Seminar: G. Scott Waterman, "Total Immersion: The American Communist Press, Spain, and Proletarian Internationalism, 1936 - 1937"
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: February 11, 4:00- 6:00 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Book Talk: Timothy Nunan, Author of Humanitarian Invasion: Global Development in Cold War Afghanistan (Cambridge University Press, 2016)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: February 16, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Book Talk: Joyce Apsel, "Refuse to Forget, Refuse to Take Revenge": The Guernika Peace Museum: Memory, Art and Reconciliation."
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: February 18, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Ewen Center

Book Talk: Patrick Iber, Author of Neither Peace Nor Freedom: The Cultural Cold War in Latin America(Harvard University Press, 2015)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: February 22, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Co-Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War, the Gallatin School, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Seminar: Federico Pachetti, "Cruelty or Tenderness? Business and Strategy in U.S.-China Relations at the End of The Cold War, 1979-1992"
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: February 25, 4:00- 6:00 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Book Talk: Michelle Chase, Author of Revolution within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, 1952-1962 (UNC Press, 2015)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: March 1, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Seminar: Kyle Burke, "'Don't Call Us Mercenaries': American Conservatives and Private Paramilitary Schemes in the late Cold War,"
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: March 3, 4:00- 6:00 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Book Talk: Bob Bussel, Author of Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship (University of Illinois Press, 2015)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: March 17, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
**Co-Sponsored by the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive, the New York Labor History Association and the Ewen Center

Book Talk:Premilla Nadasen, Author of Household Workers Unite!: Household Workers' Organizations(Beacon Press, 2015)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: March 22, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Co-Sponsored by the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive and the Ewen Center

Seminar: Mark Solomon, "The Black Liberation Movement in the Cold War"
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: March 24, 4:00- 6:00 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Special Event: Benjamin Goldstein, Director of Jack London: An American Original (2014)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: March 29, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Ewen Center

Seminar: Jennifer Lambe, "Drug Wars: Revolution, Embargo, and the Politics of Scarcity in Cuba, 1959-1964"
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: March 31, 4:00- 6:00 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Seminar: Andrew Feffer, "Putting Ideology on Trial: The Rapp-Coudert Investigation, Liberals and the Countersubversive Tradition, 1939-1942."
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: April 5, 4:00- 6:00 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Book Talk: Gary Murrell, Author of The Most Dangerous Communist in the United States: A Biography of Herbert Aptheker (University of Massachusetts Press, 2015)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: April 7, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Ewen Center

Book Talk: Vicente Aupi, Author of El General Invierno y la Batalla de Teruel (The Winter and the Battle of Teruel) (Dobleuve Comunicacion, 2015)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: April 12, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Ewen Center

Seminar: Sean Fear, "1968, Saigon's Year of Lead: Assessing the South Vietnamese Political Implications of the Tet Offensive and the US Presidential Election"
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: April 14, 4:00- 6:00 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Book Talk: Robert Vitalis, Author of White World Order, Black Powers Politics: The Birth of American International Relations (Cornell University Press, 2015)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: April 21, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Ewen Center

Seminar: Ellen Schrecker, "The Teach-in Moment: Academics Oppose the Vietnam War, 1965-67"
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: April 28, 4:00- 6:00 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Book Talk: Gerald Horne, Author of Paul Robeson: the Artist as Revolutionary (University of Chicago Press, 2016)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: April 29, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Ewen Center

Academic Conference:Communists in the Civil Rights Movement
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: April 30, 10:00- 5:00 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War and the Ewen Center

Seminar: Andrea Chiampan, "Local Hazard, Global Threat": The Emergence of the American Anti-Nuclear Energy Movement in the 1970s."
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: May 12, 4:00- 6:00 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

Book Talk: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Author of An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (Beacon Press, 2015)
Location: Tamiment Library
Date/Time: May 19, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Sponsored by the Ewen Center

Book Talk: James Wolfinger, Author of Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry (Cornell, 2016)
Location: Avery Room, Second Floor of Bobst Libary (70 Washington Square South)
Date/Time: June 8, 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
*Sponsored by the New York Labor History Association and the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Location

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.

Additional Information

Please contact tamiment.wagner@library.nyu.edu for additional information.

Browse a list of programs held in previous years.


Updated 1/12/2016