Last fall, CUNY’s Board of Trustees hired ex-general Petraeus to teach a course titled “Are We On The Threshold of a North American Decade?” at the Macaulay Honors College. Is his appointment part of an increasing militarization of CUNY, and if so, what does this mean for those who study and work at the City University? The public will consider the facts of the case.
Presiding: Lamis Deek, attorney and activist organizer with the New York Lawyers Guild.
Bina Ahmad, criminal defense lawyer and activist.
Claude Copeland Jr., Iraqi veteran, from Iraq Veterans Against the War.
Sándor John, adjunct professor of Latin American history.
Jeena Shah from the Center for Constitutional Rights, an attorney working with us on Abu Ghraib torture cases and the Right to Heal initiative regarding the lasting human impact of the Iraq War.
Debra Sweet, World Can’t Wait.