New Perspectives on Cold War Culture

Time: 
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Date: 
Friday, 16 August 2019
Venue: 
Conference room, A.D. Hope Building The Australian National University

The Cold War Literature and Lives research group based at UNSW Canberra is a group of scholars undertaking research in aspects of Cold War culture in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. This year our annual symposium will be held at the ANU.

Our keynote speaker will be Professor Greg Barnhisel (Duquesne University), author of Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature and American Cultural Diplomacy (Columbia University, 2015).

Presenters include: Nicole Moore (UNSW Canberra); Kate McGregor (University of Melbourne); Ruth Balint (UNSW); Christina Spittel (UNSW Canberra); Li Jianjun (Beijing Foreign Studies University); Dan Sanderson (Independent Scholar); and Hannah Viney (Monash University).