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Mary Neuburger, Chair BUR 452, 2505 University Avenue, Stop F3600, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3607

Conference: Cold War Cultures. Transnational and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Thu, September 30, 2010

Cold War Cultures: Interdisciplinary and Transnational Perspectives is a four-day conference at the University of Texas at Austin planned as the culmination of a series of events held in Fall, 2010, on the campus.

These events will include the conference, several keynote speeches by international and local scholars, and a film series; more details to come. Because of the generosity of our sponsors, all events will be free of charge and open to the public.

CONFERENCE ATTENDENCE IS FREE 
AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

THERE ARE NO FEES OR REGISTRATION.

Keynote speaker:
John D. Kelly (Anthropology, University of Chicago)
"When in the Course of Human Events? Situating the Cold War"
1:00 PM, Friday, 1 October 2010
Venue TBA

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Muhsin Jassim Al-Musawi 

Arabic Literature, Columbia University

“Literature at War: Beirut, Rome, and Baghdad.”

Kate Brown 

History, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

“Big Brother ® – Made in America: How Soviet Agents Stole American 

Secrets to Create the Nuclear Security State”

Ambassador Robert Hutchings

LBJ School of Public Affairs, UT Austin

“American Diplomacy and the End of the Cold War”

John D. Kelly 

Anthropology, University of Chicago

“When in the Course of Human Events? Situating the Cold War”

Greg Grandin 

History, Yale University

“The Three Faces of Containment in the Americas”

Nicolas Vaicbourdt 

Université de Paris 1, Université de Cergy-Pontoise

“Atlanticism as a Construction of the Cold War”

September 30 – October 3

Please see http://www.coldwarcultures.org for more information.

Email the organizing committee at coldwarcultures@gmail.com

View the poster


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