On June 10, 1963, President John F. Kennedy addressed AU's graduating class with a speech that has been called "one of the great state papers of American History." Entitled "A Strategy of Peace," it acknowledged the role that stereotypes and misrepresentation played in the Cold War (see also: JFK's AU Speech: 50 Years Forward on Peace).
Taking its cue from JFK's insights, the symposium will …more
PLEASE NOTE: Location now changed to Butler Board Room
Dr. Anita Shapira will present, "Ben Gurion: Leadership and the Shaping of History" the second lecture in the series "The Founders of Israel and their Relevance Today" about David Ben-Gurion, Israel's first prime minister. Shapira is professor emerita of Tel Aviv University, senior fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, and the founder …more
"The Shrouded Narrative will feature a list of eminent historians, authors, and investigators who have dedicated their lives to exploring explanations of world events that supplement, revise, or debunk commonly held beliefs about US Foreign Policy and the dynamics of global power. Some story lines are better known then others. Lectures will range in focus from the contemporary crises in Ukraine, …more