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    LECTURE: Margaret Peacock

    "Cold War Kids: Soviet-American Childhood and the Collapse of Consensus, 1945-1968"

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      When Nov 29, 2012
      from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM
      Where 4003 GEC
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      Carolina Seminar Series: Russia and Its Empires

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      Summary:
      "Cold War Kids: Soviet-American Childhood and the Collapse of Consensus, 1945-1968" is the title of Margaret Peacock's book, which is currently under review with UNC Press. Her next project, focusing on the History of Soviet Genetics, is titled "Learning Lysenko in the Cold War Classroom: Soviet Science and the Politics of Education, 1937-1973".

      For a copy of the Introduction and first chapter of "Cold War Kids", please email Violet Anderson by clicking here.

      Bio: Margaret Peacock received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas and is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama History Department. Her research focuses on Russian and Soviet history, semiotics and visual cutlure, and the Cold War. For more information, including her current projects and previous publications, click here.

      Location: 4003, FedEx Global Education Center.

      Sponsors: Carolina Seminars; Department of History; Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies; Society for the History of Children and Youth.