THE YALE CLUB Y OF NEW HAVEN

THE YALE CLUB Y OF NEW HAVEN
Date: 
Wed, 02/01/2012 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Yale Club of New Haven
 
Invites you to attend a
Lecture, Book Signing and Reception
 
Professor John Lewis Gaddis
Robert A Lovett Prof. of Military & Naval History, Dir. Brady Johnson Prog. in Grand Strategy;
 Prof. Political Science
 
Topic
 
"George F. Kennan and His Legacy" 
 
On Wednesday, February 1, 2012
 MacMillan Center/Luce Hall
34 Hillhouse Avenue
 
5:30pm-7:30pm
 
Professor Gaddis will have copies of his recent book, “George F. Kennan - An American Life” available for purchase and signing. Wine and cheese reception and book signing to follow his talk
There will be no refunds or exchanges.
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RSVP by January 25, 2012
 
 
John Lewis Gaddis born 1941 in Cotulla, Texas, U.S. is a noted historian of the Cold War and grand strategy, who has been hailed as the "Dean of Cold War Historians" by The New York Times. He is the Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History at Yale University. He is also the official biographer of the seminal 20th century statesman George F. Kennan.
 
Raised in Cotulla, Texas, Gaddis attended the University of Texas at Austin, He received his B.A. in 1963, his M.A. in 1965, and his Ph.D. in 1968, under the direction of Robert Divine. He taught briefly at Indiana University Southeast before joining Ohio University in 1969. At Ohio, he founded and directed the Contemporary History Institute and was named a distinguished professor in 1983.  In the 1975-1977 academic years, Gaddis was a Visiting Professor of Strategy at the Naval War College. In the 1992-1993 academic years, he was the Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University. He has held visiting positions at the Naval War College, Princeton University, and the University of Helsinki. He served as president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations in 1992. In 1997, he moved to Yale University to become the Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History. In the 2000-2001 academic year, Gaddis was the George Eastman Professor at Oxford, the second scholar (after Robin Winks) to have the honor of being both Eastman and Harmsworth professor.
 
In 2005, he received the National Humanities Medal.
 
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Yale Club of New Haven
 
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