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.
Captain Mariner, lecturer and scholar in residence at CSWS, was recently a guest on NPR’s “On Point,” where she discussed the future of America’s military.
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.
On Sept. 30 and Oct. 7, Dr. Fasce of the University of Genoa will give guest talks on topics related to war, consumption, and advertizing. Both events will take place at 11:15 in Hodges Library, Room 212.
The Center’s scholar in residence, Captain Rosemary Mariner, will be part of NPR’s Talk of the Nation program on June 24, 2013. Check it out at 2:20 p.m. on WUOT2 or at http://www.npr.org/programs/talk-of-the-nation/
See Dr. Liulevicius’ May 2 article in Foreign Affairs on fact-finding in Syria.
On April 24 and 25, Dr. Joachim Tauber will give talks on Hitler’s decision to attack the Soviet Union (24th) and on the Holocaust in Lithuania (25th). Both events will occur at 4 p.m. in Hoskins Library 217.
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.
On April 2, 2013 Professor Adam Jortner of Auburn University will give a lecture entitled “Violence and ‘Superstition’ on the American Frontier, 1810-1858.” The event will take place at 3:30 p.m. in Hoskins Library Seminar Room (217). Refreshments will be provided.
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.