11/13 – Arnold Offner, Guest Speaker for 30th Anniversary of the Foreign Policy Seminar series

Professor Arnold Offner, Lafayette CollegePlease join us for the 30th anniversary of the first Foreign Policy Seminar series!

Guest speaker: Arnold Offner (Lafayette College, Cornelia F. Hugel Professor of History, Emeritus) Professor Offner was the speaker at the first Foreign Policy Seminar series.

“The Great Betrayal: Humphrey, Johnson, and the 1968 Election”

Reception at 4:30pm, lecture at 5pm. A buffet dinner follows: $12 for students, $20 for all others. To sign up for dinner, please contact Professor Frank Costigliola (frank.costigliola@uconn.edu).

The event will be held in the Wood Hall Basement Lounge.

Professor Offner’s areas of expertise include the history of U.S. foreign policy, 20th century international relations, and American political history.

Professor Offner is the author of Another Such Victory: President Truman and the Cold War, 1945-1953, published in 2002; The Origins of the Second World War: American Foreign Policy and World Politics, 1917-1941, published in 1975; and American Appeasement: United States Foreign Policy and Germany, 1933-1938, which was published in 1969 and received the Phi Alpha Theta National Book Award.

Professor Offner is also the co-editor, with Theodore A. Wilson, of Victory in Europe 1945: From World War to Cold War, published in 2000. The past president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, he served on the editorial board of the society’s journal, Diplomatic History.