Readers of this blog will be familiar with the achievements of Fordham PhD student Brandon Gauthier. In addition to publishing an e-Dossier for the North Korea International Documentation Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, which provides primary documents on DPRK public diplomacy in the U.S. during the 1970s, Brandon also published a guest column for the Shreveport Times on U.S. diplomacy towards North Korea after the release of the film The Interview.
On Thursday, February 12, he will present at NYU’s Center for the United States and the Cold War Seminar Series. His talk will be titled: “‘Bullwhip Barbarians…the Worst of This Breed’: Postwar Portrayals of ‘North Korea’ in the U.S. media, 1953-1963.” The event will take place from 5-7 PM at the NYU Tamiment Library (Bobst Library,10th Floor) at 70 Washington Square South. Come along and hear about Brandon’s latest research!