Past

Forums
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
March 5, 2021

Meet key players in the Soviet rock ‘n’ roll and punk scenes as they join us online for a panel discussion, moderated by Ned Raggett, music journalist whose writing credits include Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, NPR Music, Daily Bandcamp and the Quietus. Participants are musicians Yuri Kasparyan (Kino), Vitia Sologub (Strannye Igry), Afrika Bugaev (Pop Mekanica), Garik Sukachev (Brigada S), and Joanna Stingray, a recent Cold War Spaces guest, in conversation with former Leningrad rock journalist Alex Kan. 

Special Events
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
March 3, 2021

The 33rd Cold War Spaces lunchtime talk with Timur Bekbosunov, film producer, opera singer, and performance artist, and Joes Segal, the Wende Museum's Chief Curator and Director of Programming.

Special Events
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
February 25, 2021

Local nonprofit leaders came together virtually on February 25, 2021, for the second Culver City Nonprofit Convening and the presentation of the second annual Nonprofit Transformation Prize to Shoes For the Homeless. Representatives of more than 230 nonprofit organizations based in Culver City were invited to convene via Zoom for panel discussions on topics such as the future of philanthropy and anti-racism work in the nonprofit sector.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
February 24, 2021

The 32nd Cold War Spaces lunchtime talk with Allison Blakely, Professor Emeritus of European and Comparative History at Boston University, and Joes Segal, the Wende Museum’s Chief Curator and Director of Programming. 

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
February 17, 2021

The 31st Cold War Spaces lunchtime talk with Christina Schwenkel, a sociocultural anthropologist who works in the fields of Cold War cultural studies, critical urban theory, decolonization, affect theory, and new materialism. She is a Professor of Anthropology and Southeast Asian Studies at University of California, Riverside, and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Vietnamese Studies.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
February 11, 2021

Join us for the 6th Art Past Present with Meleko Mokgosi, artist and teacher. Mokgosi is an Associate Professor at the Yale School of Art and co-director of the Interdisciplinary Art and Theory Program. His work includes large-scale paintings that explore themes of colonialism, democracy, nationalism, and life in Southern Africa.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
February 3, 2021

The 30th Cold War Spaces lunchtime talk with Katya Soldak, Ukrainian-American journalist, Forbes editorial director, and director of the documentary The Long Breakup; and Joes Segal, the Wende Museum's Chief Curator and Director of Programming.

Films
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
January 29, 2021

Vladimir Paperny, Adjunct Professor at the Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures at UCLA and author of Architecture in the Age of Stalin: Culture Two, will present a talk comparing two Cold War comedies: The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966, United States) and The Russian Souvenir (1960, Soviet Union). This presentation is a continuation of his project with late film critic and screenwriter Maya Turovskaya, called "Hollywood in Moscow: American and Soviet Film of the 1930s-1940s," and his third virtual film discussion at the Wende.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
January 27, 2021

The 29th Cold War Spaces lunchtime talk with Jennifer Allen, Assistant Professor of History at Yale University, and Joes Segal, the Wende Museum's Chief Curator and Director of Programming.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
January 13, 2021

The 28th Cold War Spaces lunchtime talk with Paul Betts, Professor of Modern European History at St Anthony’s College, University of Oxford, and Joes Segal, the Wende Museum's Chief Curator and Director of Programming.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
October 8, 2020

The 22nd Cold War Spaces lunchtime talk with Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing, professor of sociology at Brooklyn College, and the coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College, and Joes Segal, the Wende Museum's Chief Curator and Director of Programming.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
September 30, 2020

The twenty-first Cold War Spaces lunchtime talk with Joanna Stingray, singer, actress, music producer and writer, and Joes Segal, the Wende Museum's Chief Curator and Director of Programming.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
September 3, 2020

Join Heidi Duckler Dance and the Wende Museum online for a screening and artist talkback of What Remains, a live experimental production created by site-specific dance company Heidi Duckler Dance filmed in the Wende Museum's garden back in December of 2019. Both movement and opera emanated from the female perspective and examined the notion of memory, the idea of forgetting, and the struggle for individuality.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
August 19, 2020

Join us for the first virtual Art Past Present with Enrique Martínez Celaya, artist, author, and former scientist. Martínez Celaya is Provost Professor of Humanities and Art, University of Southern California (USC), and Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth College. His artwork has been exhibited and collected by major institutions around the world.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
August 12, 2020

The sixteenth Cold War Spaces lunchtime talk with Julia Tatiana Bailey, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Gallery in Prague, and Joes Segal, Chief Curator and Director of Programming at the Wende Museum.