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Mark Danner Speaks About "Beyond Endless War" on December 3
MARK DANNER SPEAKS ABOUT “BEYOND ENDLESS WAR: TERROR, IRAQ, AND THE AMERICAN SEARCH FOR SOLVENCY” ON DECEMBER 3 AT BARD COLLEGE
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.— Bard College announces the inaugural James Clarke Chace Chair in Foreign Affairs and the Humanities lecture by Mark Danner, on Monday, December 3. The lecture, “Beyond Endless War: Terror, Iraq, and the American Search for Solvency,” begins at 7:00 p.m. in the László Z. Bitó ’60 Auditorium of the Gabrielle H. Reem and Herbert J. Kayden Center for Science and Computation.
Mark Danner, James Clarke Chace Professor and Henry R. Luce Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard, is a longtime staff writer at the New Yorker and frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books, writing about American politics and foreign affairs, including Latin America, Haiti, the Balkans and the Middle East. He speaks and debates widely about America’s role in the world. Danner is author of The Secret Way to War: The Downing Street Memo and the Iraq War’s Buried History; Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror; Abu Ghraib: The Politics of Torture; The Massacre at El Mozote: A Parable of the Cold War; and The Road to Illegitimacy. He is also a professor at UC Berkeley.
The James Clarke Chace Chair in Foreign Affairs and the Humanities is named in honor of James Chace (1931–2004), who was one of America’s leading foreign policy thinkers and historians. At the time of his death, Chace held the position of the Paul W. Williams Professor of Government and Public Law and Administration and was director of the Bard Globalization and International Affairs (BGIA) Program at Bard College.
Seating at the Danner lecture is on a first-come, first-served basis. For additional information, call 845-758-7414 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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