Six-Day War Six-Day War

Six-Day War


Professor Robert David “KC” Johnson, Moderator

Fifty years have passed since the Six-Day War altered the political and ideological frontiers of the Middle East. Taking advantage of newly-released material from the war’s anniversary, this seminar will examine the background to the war, its short-term effects, and how the result of the conflict shapes the modern Middle East. The Seminar also will discuss how these events affect the contemporary world. The first 25-30 minutes of each session will be dedicated to current political affairs in the U.S. and around the world. Video will be used.

Session 1 Foundations
Session 2 Fighting
Session 3 Diplomacy
Session 4 Instability
Session 5 Israel & the World
Session 6 Legacies

Please note: There are FOUR (4) Sections of this Seminar. Specify your first choice of TIME and DATE.

Professor Robert David "KC" Johnson

ROBERT DAVID “KC” JOHNSON — History Professor at Brooklyn College and the City University of New York Graduate Center. In 2007-2008, he taught at Tel Aviv University as Fulbright Distinguished Chair in the Humanities.

Professor Johnson received his B.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard and his M.A. from the University of Chicago. He has written and edited numerous books about American history, and appears frequently as a pundit on the History Channel. His most recent publication is the edited Asia Pacific in the Age of Globalization, published by Palgrave/MacMillan; and he has been selected by Oxford University Press to edit its forthcoming Oxford History Handbook of American Foreign Relations.