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Larry Siems (Moderator)

Larry Siems has balanced writing and activism, publishing scores of articles on human rights and cross-cultural themes and serving for many years as director of Freedom to Write Programs for the writers’ advocacy organization PEN. Recently, Siems edited and wrote the introduction to Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s Guantánamo Diary. His other books include Between the Lines: Letters Between Undocumented Mexican and Central American Immigrants and Their Families and Friends and The Torture Report: What the Documents Say About America’s Post-9/11 Torture Program. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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Writing the War

Brooklyn Law School Moot Courtroom, 250 Joralemon St
September 18, 2016

Add to Calendar 09-18-2016 15:00:00 09-18-2016 16:00:00 15 Writing the War Who gets to tell the story of the U.S.'s recent interventions in the Middle East, and how does one's perspective or experience change what that story might be? Join Janine di Giovanni (The Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches from Syria), Larry Siems (editor of Mohamedou Ould Slahi's Guantanamo Diary), and Molly Crabapple (Drawing Blood) as they discuss what shaped their stories of America's military imprint, and how to communicate the disruptions of recent history. Moderated by Greg Milner (Pinpoint: How GPS Is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds. Brooklyn Law School Moot Courtroom, 250 Joralemon St, 250 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Brooklyn Book Festival false MM/DD/YYYY

Who gets to tell the story of the U.S.'s recent interventions in the Middle East, and how does one's perspective or experience change what that story might be? Join Janine di Giovanni (The Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches from Syria), Larry Siems (editor of Mohamedou Ould Slahi's Guantanamo Diary), and Molly Crabapple (Drawing Blood) as they discuss what shaped their stories of America's military imprint, and how to communicate the disruptions of recent history. Moderated by Greg Milner (Pinpoint: How GPS Is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds.



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