The Collapse of the "Evil Empire"
Dr. Douglas Little, professor of history at
Saturday, October 27, 2007
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
at Assumption College
This seminar will include primary sources such as President Reagan's
1982 speech to the House of Commons in which he first used the phrase
"Evil Empire," as well as George Kennan's op-ed piece in the New York
Times, October 28, 1992 on the reasons for the collapse of the USSR.
This seminar will provide content that can be used to cover "The Cold
War Abroad, 1945-1989" section of the USII Massachusetts Curriculum
You can earn an additional graduate credit from Worcester State College
if you are enrolled in the spring course and you participate in 2 of the
3 Saturday seminars. You are expected to attend the entire event. Each
seminar is worth 5 PDPs, and you do not have to be enrolled in the TAH
course to be eligible to register for the seminars. Some pre-reading
may be required.
To register, please contact Amy Sopcak, the Project Coordinator, at
(508) 471-2129 or asopcak[at]mwa.org
TAH Courses, Saturday Seminars,
and Summer Institutes,