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CSWS graduate assistant publishes an article

Jordan Kuck, a graduate assistant at CSWS, has an article appearing in the most recent issue of Fascism: The Journal of Comparative Fascist Studies. The article examines the lesser-known authoritarian regime of Karlis Ulmanis, the dictator of Latvia from 1934-1940, including an interesting take on the Latvian version of American 4-H.

Upcoming Nov. 11 talk on Cold War Air Defense

At 4:00 p.m. on November 11, Dr. Michael Weaver will give a talk on “Nuclear Air Defense During the Cold War.” A UT grad, Dr. Weaver has published the book “Guard Wars: The 28th Infantry Division in World War II”, and teaches military history and international security to active-duty military officers at the U.S. Air Force Command and Staff College.

Upcoming McClay talk

On April 18, 2013 in the UC Crest Room, Dr. Wilfred M. McClay will give a talk entitled “The Mirage of Innocence and the Mirror of Guilt: Confronting the Dilemmas of a Postwar Moral Economy.” Dr. McClay is the SunTrust Bank Chair of Excellence in Humanities and a Professor of History at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

14th Annual Johnson Lecture

The 14th Annual Johnson Lecture will take place on March 20 at 5:00 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the Howard H. Baker Center. Rob Simbeck, an award-winning author, will speak about Cornelia Fort, the history-making Nashville pilot who served during World War II as a founding member of the Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, the first organization under the United States Army Air Forces to employ female pilots.

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