What is the role of the media in framing popular discourse around terrorism, terrorism trials, and civil liberties? Join an interdisciplinary group of writers, journalists, academics, and activists to consider the case of Brooklyn College graduate Syed Hashmi, currently on trial for aiding Al Qaeda. Participants include Petra Bartosiewicz, frequent contributor to The Nation, Harper’s, and other publications and author of a forthcoming book about the Justice Department’s post-9/11terrorism trials; Lisa Graves, Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy; and Shane Kadidal, senior managing attorney of the Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights. Moderated by Jeanne Theoharis, Professor of Political Science, Brooklyn College.
-Co-Sponsored by the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics
Terrorism & the Media
Tuesday, February 2nd @ 6:30 pm
@ The CUNY Graduate Center
Elebash Recital Hall at the CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street, Manhattan, NY
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