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Monday, March 10, 2014

 

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U.S. – EUROPE SEMINAR

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)

 

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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.

 

For more information:  John.Brenkman@baruch.cuny.edu