Ramzi Kassem: Zero Dark Thirty and Torture in American Discourse
Mon, February 25, 2013 • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM • TNH 3.127
"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