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Cold War Research Guide: Seminars & Other Public Programs

Tamiment's Cold War Archival Collections

Seminars & Other Public Programs

RSVP at tamiment.events@nyu.edu.  All events at the Tamiment are free and open to the public.

For more specific event information, please visit the Upcoming NYU Events page.

2019-2020 Event Schedule

Spring 2020 Events

February 6 (4:30 pm): Stuart Schrader, Author of Badges Without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing (University of California Press, 2019)

In Conversation with Tim Weiner, Author of Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA

Bobst Library, Room 251

Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War and NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis

 

February 12 (4:30 pm): Andrew Feffer, Author of Bad Faith: Teachers, Liberalism, and the Origins of McCarthyism (Fordham University Press)

Bobst Library, Room 251

Sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Center and New York Labor History Association

 

February 13 (4:00 pm):  Andy Battle (City University of New York))- “On the Auction Block: Competition, Runaway Shops, and the Collapse of the Northeastern Garment Industry.”

Commentator: Miriam Frank (NYU)

Bobst Library, Room 253

Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

 

February 20 (4:00 pm):  Michelle Nickerson (Loyola University Chicago)- “How to Put a War on Trial:  The 1973 Case of the “Camden 28.”          

Commentator: Ellen Schrecker (New York University)

Bobst Library, Room 253

Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

 

February 27 (4:00 pm):  Jeremy Varon (The New School)- "Reconciliation, Not Revenge": The Antiwar Response to 9/11”  

Commentator: Mary Nolan (New York University)

Bobst Library, Room 253

Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

 

March 12 (4:00 pm): Ian Rocksborough-Smith (University of the Fraser Valley)- "Ecumenical Liberalism and Civil Rights in Cold War Chicago."

Commentator: Sara Rzeszutek (St. Francis College)

Bobst Library, Room 253

Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

 

March 26 (4:00 pm):  Melissa Redwood (Yale University)- "Policing the Boundaries of Inclusion: Japanese American Radicals and the Pro-China Left in an Age of Surveillance, Deportation and Military Occupation, 1945-1952." 

Commentator: Monica Kim (New York University)

Bobst Library, Room 253

Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

 

March 31 (4:30 pm): Amy Offner, Author of Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas, (Princeton University Press) 

Bobst Library, Room 251

Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

 

April 9 (4:00 pm): Yana Skorobogatav (Williams College)- "From Death to Life: Soviet Death Penalty Abolition and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights."

Commentator: Anne O'Donnell (New York University)

Bobst Library, Room 253

Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War

 

April 30 (4:00 pm): Seth Blumenthal (Boston University)- ‘Architect of the Republican Revival:’ Bill Brock and the Post-Watergate GOP.” 

Commentator: Timothy Naftali (New York University)

Bobst Library, Room 253

Sponsored by the Center for the United States and the Cold War