September 29: Michael Kimmage, History, Catholic University of America. “The Rise of the West circa 1963: JFK in Berlin, William Hardy McNeil in Chicago.”

Event Date: 

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Event Location: 

  • HSSB 4041

Michael Kimmage is a Professor of History at the Catholic University of America. He is the author of In History's Grip: Philip Roth's Newark Trilogy (2012) and The Conservative Turn: Lionel Trilling, Whittaker Chambers and the Lessons of Anti-Communism (2009). He is the Translator of Wolfgang Koeppen's Journey through America (2012). From 2014-2016, he served on the Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. State Department. Professor Kimmage's paper can be found here.