Glasnost in Print

Edward N. Peterson Lecture Series

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022

Crisis in Ukraine: War and Russia’s Deformed Transition

4 p.m. Reception
4:30 p.m. Lecture & Q/A

320 University Center, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

FeaturingThomas Wolfe, Ph.D.
Dr. Thomas Wolfe, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Minnesota
Specialties—History of the USSR, Russia, and the European Union

His books include:

  • Governing Soviet Journalism. Indiana University Press, Wolfe, Thomas, 2005.
  • On Teaching, Without Disciplines: Wolfe, Thomas, The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies, 74, 2013.
  • Social justice, social science, and the complexities of post-socialism: John Pickles, Social Science Research Council, Wolfe, Thomas, Social Justice and Hegemony in Eastern Europe, 2013.
  • Anthrohistory and Phantom Limb Syndrome: Transdisciplinarity in a Disciplinary World: University of Michigan Press, Wolfe, Thomas, Anthrohistory: Unsettling Knowledge and the Question of Discipline, 2011.
  • Past as Present, Myth, or History? Discourses of Time and the Great Fatherland War. Duke University Press, Wolfe, Thomas, 2006.

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More about Dr. Wolfe

Dr. Wolfe's website — Glasnost in Print: The Russian Press in an Age of Political Change

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The lecture series honors the memory of Professor Ed Peterson, who taught at UWRF from 1954 to 2005. It addresses issues that were the focus of Dr. Peterson's academic life and are still relevant today: war and peace, abuses and limits of power, the struggle for democracy in the twentieth century.

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  • Edward N. Peterson Lecture Series Endowment
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