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Sat. Feb 23rd: Teach-in at NYU

Announcing:

First National Teach-in on Freedom at Risk in America

Saturday, Feb. 23,
10:00 a.m.—10:00 p.m.
4th floor, Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square South
NYU
F R E E

Join us at an interactive forum featuring
numerous renowned academics and intellectuals
both from within and outside of the NYU faculty,
and will be open to the public and to the press.

FREEDOMS AT RISK will be kicked off in the
morning with two classic-style teach-ins: our
TEACH-IN ON FREEDOMS AT RISK IN POLITICS, and our
TEACH-IN ON FREEDOMS AT RISK IN ACADEMIA. Both
will begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue through
5:00 p.m. Following a two-hour recess, FREEDOMS
AT RISK will resume with our evening PLENUM,
which is set to run from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

At FREEDOMS AT RISK, student, professional, and
public attendees will be encouraged to take an
active role in the Conference by posing questions
on the topics covered and engaging in discussion
and debate with our guest speakers.

Those guests who have so generously agreed to
join us and speak at our PLENUM include:

NORMAN FINKELSTEIN, whose academic controversy at
DePaul University in Chicago has made several
headlines over the last year. He has held
faculty positions at numerous higher-learning
institutions, and is the author of five books
including international best-seller The Holocaust
Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering;

LYNNE STEWART, a political activist and attorney
who is noted for representing unpopular clients,
and has experienced extensive recent political
oppression. An advocate of the constitutional
right to due process of law, she fights to see
that right extended to anyone who is tried within the American legal system;

ELLEN SCHRECKER, an outspoken advocate of
academic freedoms and a professor of American
history at Yeshiva University who has also taught
at a number of other institutions. A successful
author, she has written such books as Many Are
the Crimes: McCarthyism in America;

MARK CRISPIN MILLER, a professor of Media Studies
at NYU who actively supports democratic media
reform. He is also an accomplished author,
having written Fooled Again, How the Right Stole
the 2004 Elections and Seeing Through Movies; and

MICHAEL SMITH, a New York City Attorney and
author who sits on the Executive Board of the
Center for Constitutional Rights and co-hosts the
WBAI radio program Law and Disorder with Michael
Ratner and Heidi Boghosian. He recently edited
William Kunstler’s noteworthy piece, “The Emerging Police State.”

And for the TEACH-INS, we welcome among others:

JOHN GERASSI, a renowned professor of political
science at Queens College, who has written
several books on politics and international
affairs including an official biography of Jean-Paul Sartre;

PETER N. KIRSTEIN a professor of history and
author from Chicago’s Saint Xavier University,
and a nationally recognized advocate of academic
freedom and free-speech rights. He has been
profiled in conservative writer David Horowitz’s
book, The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academmics in America;

LORIE VAN AUKEN, a “Jersey Girl” and winner of
Glamour Magazine’s 2004 Woman of the Year Award
for her work with the other “Jersey Girls” in
successfully lobbying for an independent
investigation into the events of September 11th,
2001. She has been interviewed several times on
national television and appears in the documentary 9/11 Press for Truth.

MITCHEL COHEN, an organizer with the Brooklyn
Greens, Coordinator of the No Spray Coalition
(which has been fighting against the massive
pesticide spraying in NYC and around the
country), author of numerous ecological pamphlets
and poetry, co-founder of Recycle This!, and host
of the weekly show “Steal This Radio” on
TribecaRadio.net. Mitchel is also an elected
delegate to the WBAI Local Station Board.

These and other notable speakers are sure to make
the TEACH-IN ON FREEDOMS AT RISK IN AMERICA—the
first of its kind in the nation—a truly monumentental and memorable event.

FREEDOMS AT RISK will be hosted on the 4th floor
of the Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for
University Life at 60 Washington Square South,
New York, NY. An entire floor has been reserved,
and refreshments will be provided for all. We are
excited and honored to have the occasion to host
this TEACH-IN Conference, and we sincerely hope
to have you join us for what promises to be an
intellectually stimulating and precedent-setting event!

***** FOR A FULL LIST OF THE SPEAKERS, SEE
http://WWW.NYU.EDU/CAS/STUDENTCOUNCIL

PEASE PASS THIS INVITATION ON TO ALL PARTIES WHO
YOU THINK WOULD BE INTERESTED! SEND IT TO YOUR WHOLE EMAIL LISTS!!!

Jenny Shen, President
(jshen@…)

Matt Van Auken, Student Relations Chair (mdv236@…)

Meni Marinakis, Secretary
(hm716@…)

Student Council
College of Arts and Science
New York University
www.nyu.edu/cas/studentcouncil

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