Department of Anthropology

Ramzi Kassem: Zero Dark Thirty and Torture in American Discourse

Mon, February 25, 2013 | TNH 3.127

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

"Zero Dark Thirty and Torture in American Discourse"

a talk by Ramzi Kassem, Associate Professor of Law nad Director, Immigrant & Non-Citizen Rights Clinic, City University of New York

The Oscar-nominated film Zero Dark Thirty has reignited the controversy about the place of torture in American policy. Professor Ramzi Kassem will explore what the ongoing debate reveals - and what it obscures - about American counterterrorism efforts and the United States' current legal and moral standing.

Presented by: Department of Anthropology, National Security Clinic, Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, Department of Sociology, South Asia Institute

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