March 9 at 5:00 pm (room TBD)
Susan Carruthers presents: The Good Occupation: American Soldiers and the Hazards of Peace
Susan L. Carruthers is professor of History at Rutgers University-Newark. She is the author of several books including Cold War Captives: Imprisonment, Escape, and Brainwashing (University of California Press, 2009), The Media at War (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), and The Good Occupation: American Soldiers and the Hazard of Peace (Harvard University Press, 2016). This event is co-sponsored by the International and Global Studies Program, Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Studies Program, and the History Department.
March 16 at 4:00 pm in Olin Sang 201
Michael Socolow presents: Six Minutes in Berlin: The Nazi Olympic Games in Sports & Media History
Michael J. Socolow is a media historian whose research centers upon America’s original radio networks. He is an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of Maine. His scholarship on media history has appeared in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, The Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Technology & Culture, and other scholarly journals. He is also a former broadcast journalist who worked as an Assignment Editor for the Cable News Network and as a freelance information manager at the Barcelona, Atlanta, and Sydney Olympic Games.