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W.J.T. Mitchell to discuss violent images of war in Iraq at teach-in

    Press citations:
“In history of violent images, where will Fallujah fit in?”
[chicago tribune]

April 4, 2004

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The Evanston Campus
The McCormick Tribune Center
 

WHO: W.J.T. Mitchell, Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor in Art History, Visual Arts, English Language & Literature, and Humanities Collegiate Division, and Editor, Critical Inquiry

WHAT: A panel discussion on news and photos from Abu Ghraib.

WHERE: McCormick Tribune Auditorium, 1870 Campus Drive, on the Northwestern University Campus in Evanston, Ill.

WHEN: 7 PM, Tuesday, June 1, 2004

W.J.T. Mitchell, an authority on the political power of images and Professor in the Department of Art History, will join historian Garry Wills and other scholars at Northwestern University tonight at 7 p.m. for a panel on the news and photos from Abu Ghraib. The panel is part of a teach-in that will address the moral and political issues of torture and war in Iraq from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

The event is being held today in the McCormick Tribune Auditorium, 1870 Campus Drive, on the Northwestern University Campus in Evanston. Professor Mitchell will appear at the panel from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

 

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