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Monday, March 10, 2014


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Ideas / Politics / Literature/ Economy


Baruch College – CUNY

John Brenkman, Director


War without War: The World of the Cold War


Thursday, March 20

Baruch College, Lexington & 24th, Vertical Campus 14-270


5:30 Wine & Cheese, 6:00 – 8:00 Seminar



Sorin Radu Cucu (LaGuardia Community College), author of

The Underside of Politics:  Global Fictions in the Fog of the Cold War


Roland Végsö (University of Nebraska, Lincoln), author of

The Naked Communist:  Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture


Respondent:  Donald E. Pease, Jr. (Dartmouth College)




New books by Sorin Radu Cucu and Roland Végsö address how the Cold War shaped,

and was shaped by, the literary imagination of American and Eastern European writers and American popular culture.

A discussion of the geo-political and symbolic form of the World in the Cold War and its aftermath.


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