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Posts tagged with ‘Brooklyn College’

Glenn Greenwald on Civil Liberties and Their Willing Surrender

samirchopra:

Today, at Brooklyn College, Glenn Greenwalddelivered the 39th Samuel J. Konefsky Memorial Lecture. I was lucky enough to be in attendance and thoroughly enjoyed watching this top-notch muckraker and gadfly in action. I have often seen Greenwald speak on…

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Very much worth a read. Wish I was there. 

ellisislandpoem:

Since Hurricane Sandy, Ellis Island has been closed for repairs, and no one can say when it will open again. You can’t visit it on land. But you can visit it in feelings, memories, hopes, and dreams. An Ellis Island of the mind.Robert Viscusi launches his epic poem Ellis Island this Wednesday evening, April 3, 2013, at 6 pm. Bordighera Press has just published this work.
Free & open to the public.  John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor, New York, New York 10036 (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)RSVP by calling (212) 642-2094. Please note that seating is limited and we cannot reserve seats. For further information see our Web site at www.qc.edu/calandra.

So excited to see this book finally in print. It’s a masterpiece of poetry and you should all read it. 

ellisislandpoem:

Since Hurricane Sandy, Ellis Island has been closed for repairs, and no one can say when it will open again. You can’t visit it on land. But you can visit it in feelings, memories, hopes, and dreams. An Ellis Island of the mind.

Robert Viscusi launches his epic poem Ellis Island this Wednesday evening, April 3, 2013, at 6 pm. Bordighera Press has just published this work.

Free & open to the public.  John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor, New York, New York 10036 (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
RSVP by calling (212) 642-2094. Please note that seating is limited and we cannot reserve seats. For further information see our Web site at www.qc.edu/calandra.

So excited to see this book finally in print. It’s a masterpiece of poetry and you should all read it.