Lecture: Deborah Cohn
"Cold War Information Studies: Robert Spiller, the U.S. Information Agency, and the American Studies Certificate," Deborah Cohn, professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Indiana University - Bloomington. Presented by the Willson Center Research Seminar on Cultural and Linguistic Identity in the Americas.
Part of her current research project, "Cold War Humanities," Cohn's talk examines the history of an American studies academic certificat developed at the behest of the U.S. Information Agency, which targeted non-citizens outside the United States. The program's history reveals how academics, universities, and government agencies worked together in the service of national interest.
Friday, November 8 at 2:30pm
Zell B. Miller Learning Center, 207
48 Baxter Street, Athens, GA 30602