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CAS Graduate Studies Open House
Mary Graydon Conference Room 1
Join the College of Arts and Sciences for an exploration of graduate school. Graduate Studies Day gives prospective students an opportunity to meet with faculty, current students, and graduate admissions staff to learn more about our graduate programs and what it's like to be a student in the College. Individuals meet with faculty in their prospective department to learn about the program they're …more
Type: Information Session
Host: CAS Graduate Admissions
Cold War Symposium Student Roundtable
School of International Service Classroom 102
Round-table discussion of contemporary relations between Russia and the US between students from American University (Washington, DC) and MGIMO University (Moscow) moderated by Matthew Rojansky (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) and Anton Fedyashin (American University). The roundtable will precede the symposium dedicated to the Kennedy address and one student will present the …more
The Strength of Dialogue: In Honor of JFK's Commencement Address
Ward Circle Lecture Hall 1
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
FDR and the Jews
Abramson Family Recital Hall
Please join Distinguished University Professors Richard Breitman and Allan Lichtman as they discuss their new book, FDR and the Jews.
The event is free and open to the public.
Please join us for a book signing and dessert reception after the talk.
For more about the authors and book, please see
-- News article and video clips: Roosevelt Neither Villain nor Hero for the Jews
-- FDR and the …more
Host: CAS Dean's Office
History Graduate Student Orientation
History faculty and graduate students will welcome new graduate students to the department.