Scott Lucas – Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory


Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011
East Midlands Conference Centre
University of Nottingham  
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RJ

Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory


Scott Lucas is a Professor of American Studies at the University of Birmingham. A specialist in US and British foreign policy, he has written and edited seven books, including Divided We Stand: Britain, the US and the Suez Crisis; Freedom’s War: The US Crusade Against the Soviet Union, 1945-56; George Orwell: Life and Times; and The Betrayal of Dissent: Beyond Orwell, Hitchens, and the New American Century, and HAS published more than 30 major articles. Professor Lucas is the Editor of the Journal of American Studies. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for American Studies and Research at American University Beirut and has been Visiting Professor at the Clinton Institute for American Studies at University College Dublin and Adjunct Professor of the Institute for North American and European Studies at the University of Tehran.

Contact information: Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, U.K.


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