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Cold War American Studies: Robert Spiller, The U.S. Information Agency, and the American Studies Certificate e

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Deborah Cohn
University of Indiana, Bloomington
Miller Learning Center, Room 207

Deborah Cohn is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University, Bloomington. Part of her current research project, "Cold War Humanities," Dr. Cohn's talk examines the history of an American Studies academic certificate developed at the behest of the U.S. Information Agency, which targeted non-citizens outside of the United States. The program's history reveals how academics, universities, and government agencies worked together in the service of perceived national interests during the Cold War.

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