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Professor Ted Gup delivers lecture on the CIA and U.S. intelligence gathering

On April 9, 2015 (Thurs.), at 6pm in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of Hodges Library, Prof. Ted Gup of Emerson College will give a lecture entitled “The CIA and U.S. Intelligence-Gathering, Post 9/11: Transformation and Consequences”. The lecture is free and open to the public. Professor Gup has been a journalist and teacher of journalism for three decades. A former staff writer for The Washington Post and Time Magazine, he has also written for SmithsonianNational GeographicThe New York TimesBoston Globe, Village VoiceSports IllustratedSlateSalonGQMother JonesAudubon, Columbia Journalism ReviewNPRNewsweek, and other publications.

He is the author of A Secret Gift: How One Man’s Kindness – And A Trove Of Letters- Revealed The Hidden History Of The Great Depression (Penguin Press, 2010,) Nation of Secrets: The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life (Doubleday, 2007) and The Book of Honor: Covert Lives And Classified Deaths At The CIA (Doubleday, 2000).

This lecture is the keynote to a three day symposium which UT’s MARCO Institute and the Center for the Study of War and Society have co-organized for April 9-11. The symposium (lectures free and open to the public, held in the UT International House) is entitled, “‘Cry Havoc!’: War, Diplomacy, and Conspiracy in the Middle Ages and Renaissance” and will bring into focus the full range of modes of conflict, threat, and contact from the Crusades through the Hundred Years War to the Wars of Religion.

For more information about the symposium

please contact MARCO’s Vera Pantanizopolous-Broux at (865) 974-1859 or see:

http://web.utk.edu/~marco/symposium.php

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