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    Panel Discussion on Secularism, Islam, and Democracy

    From Cooper Union in New York City, a panel discussion on issues facing Muslims in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States featuring Oxford University professor Tariq Ramadan. …

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    PEN Reading Speech by Umberto Eco

    Umberto Eco delivered remarks at the Third Annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture in the Great Hall of Cooper Union. Topics included how fiction and “untruth” inform…

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    Remembering Anna Politkovskaya

    A tribute was held for Russian journalist and author Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered on October 7, 2006 in the elevator of her apartment building. A special correspondent for…

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    Iranian Culture and Society

    LIVE from the NYPL hosted a discussion titled “Who’s Afraid of Iran?” about the different conceptions people hold about Iranians and to expose some myths and…

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    Readings Against Torture and Arbitrary Detention

    PEN American Center’s second “State of Emergency: Unconventional Readings” event called “Readings Against Torture, Arbitrary Detention and Extraordinary…

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    Readings on Free Expression

    PEN American Center presented a forum called “State of Emergency: Unconventional Readings” as part of their “Campaign for Core Freedoms.” Ffifteen authors read…

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    Access to Presidential Records

    Historians talked about historical research of American presidents, public records and presidential papers, and the number and availability of documents. They also talked about efforts…

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    Writing Children's Memoirs

    Panelists talked about writing children’s memoirs. Among the topics they discussed were how to write the memoirs for children, how to interest children in reading, and publishing…

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