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National security and civil liberties slated for discussion at SU’s Nov. 8 University Forum
National security and civil liberties slated for discussion at SU’s Nov. 8 University ForumNovember 02, 2001Kelly Homan Rodoskikahoman@syr.edu
National security and civil liberties will be the subject of the next installment in Syracuse University’s series of educational forums dealing with the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the emerging global crisis. The University Forum: The Global Response to Terrorism will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in Studio A of Newhouse II. Those attending should use the Waverly Avenue entrance.
The panelists for “National Security and Civil Liberties” will be William Banks, professor in SU’s College of Law; David Bennett, professor of history in The College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence; and Melvyn Levitsky, professor of international relations and public administration in the Maxwell School, distinguished fellow of SU’s Global Affairs Institute and former U.S. ambassador to Brazil and Bulgaria.
The moderator for the panel discussion will be Daan Braveman, dean and professor in the College of Law.
A question-and-answer session will follow the forum, which is open to members of the University community and to the general public.
Two more forums will be held on Thursday evenings in November. All forums will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Studio A of Newhouse II. Subsequent forums include:
- Nov. 15 — “Access to Information in Wartime: A Report Card on the Performance of the Government and the News Media”; and
- Nov. 29 — “Winning and Losing the War on Terrorism: Where We Stand Today.”