Spy movie enthusiasts will see the truth behind the stereotype with “Spies in Film and Fiction,” a weeklong series of films, lectures and panel discussions by intelligence experts, at Brigham Young University Monday through Friday, March 26-30, in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.
Admission is free, and the public is welcome.
The event is sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.
Following a series of film screenings beginning at 9 a.m. Monday and Tuesday, Stanley A. Taylor, BYU professor of political science and the conference organizer, will officially open the conference at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Guest lecturers include Christopher Andrew, author, Cambridge University historian and official MI5 historian; Loch K. Johnson, intelligence scholar at the University of Georgia; Wesley K. Wark, University of Toronto historian; Frederick Hitz, former CIA inspector general and author of “The Great Game: The Myth and Reality of Espionage”; and Nicholas Dujmovic, CIA staff historian.
For a full schedule of events, visit kennedy.byu.edu/events/spies.php.
Writer: Lee Simons