FIFTH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE ON THE COLD WAR
University of California, Santa Barbara
May 19-20, 2000
FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2000
Opening Remarks (1:00-1:15 pm)
Fredrik Logevall, University of California, Santa Barbara
Panel I: The Cold War in Europe (1:15-3:15 pm)
Chair: David Schmitz, Whitman College
"A Real Life James Bond"
Alexis Albion, Harvard University
Discussant: Fritz Fischer, University of Northern Colorado
"Maniu, the National Peasants, and the Communization of Romania, 1944-1947"
Daniel Pennell, Indiana University
Discussant: Mark Byrnes, Norwich University
"You Can't Teach a Cold Warrior New Tricks: Rethinking Soviet Decision-Making During the Polish Crisis, 1980-1981"
Gregory Domber, George Washington University
Discussant: Tom Maddux, California State University, Northridge
"Allied Efforts to Dismantle Italian Fascism, 1945-1948"
Kimber Quinney, University of California, Santa Barbara
Discussant: David Schmitz, Whitman College
Coffee Break (3:15-3:30 pm)
Roundtable Discussion (3:30-5:30 pm)
"The Historian's Craft: Approaches to Writing"
Roger Dingman, University of Southern California
Kurkpatrick Dorsey, University of New Hampshire
Walter Hixson, University of Akron
Chester Pach, Ohio University
Moderator: Fredrik Logevall
SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2000
Bagels and Coffee (9:00-9:30 am)
Panel II: Southeast Asia (9:30-11:30 am)
Chair: Arlene Lazarowitz, California State University, Long Beach
"A Casualty of America's Vietnam War: Ludwig Erhard's Political Quagmire over American Escalation in Vietnam, 1963-1966"
Eugenie Blang, College of William & Mary
Discussant: Roger Dingman, University of Southern California
"Change and Evolution in ASEAN: Adapting to the Cold War in Southeast Asia"
Haco Hoang, Boston University
Discussant: Peter Edwards, Deakin University, Australia
"Republic or Empire? Rusk, De Gaulle and the United States in Vietnam"
Lawrence Serewicz, University of Hull, U.K.
Discussant: Fredrik Logevall, University of California, Santa Barbara
"The Futility of Middle Power Diplomacy: Canada and the Vietnam War, 1961-1966"
Andrew Preston, Cambridge University, U.K.
Discussant: Kurkpatrick Dorsey, University of New Hampshire
Lunch (11:45-1:15 pm)
Keynote Address: "'The Jabberwocky Peace': US Disengagement From Vietnam"
Larry Berman, Director, University of California Washington Center and Professor of Political Science, University of California, Davis
Panel III: America's Cold War at Home and Abroad (1:15-3:00 pm)
Chair: John Moore, Cal Poly Pomona
"The Cold War As a 'Total Symbolic War', and the Way It was Fought: American Psychological Warfare Plans in Italy During the 1950s"
Mario Del Pero, University of Bologna, Italy
Discussant: Walter Hixson, University of Akron
"'This is War, Gentlemen, Economic and Political War': Rethinking American Business and the Origins of the Cold War"
John Soares, George Washington University
Discussant: Jeff Livingston, California State University, Chico
"A Pastor in the Pulpit: Ronald Reagan, SDI, and the End of the 'Evil Empire'"
Jon Thorpe, University of Southern California
Discussant: Chester Pach, Ohio University
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