April 4, 2003
All members of the Penn State & State College communities invited to attend.
This event will be one of dozens of Historians Against the War Teach-Ins being held on campuses nationwide during the coming week. Historians Against the War was launched in January 2003 by historians across the country sharing a common concern over the rush to war with Iraq. Since that time, over 1800 historians have signed the following HAW mission statement:
These are the concerns that underlie the April 8 teach-in. Drawing on their wide-ranging specialties and interests, historians of the America, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and other parts of Asia will offer critical perspectives on the war in Iraq, its causes, and its implications for our national and world communities. Confirmed speakers are: William Blair, Kumkum Chatterjee, Sophie de Schaepdrijver, Cary Fraser, Lori Ginzberg, Arthur Goldschmidt, Anthony Kaye, Meredith Lair, Joan Landes, Dan Letwin, Susan O’Brien, Robert Proctor, Robyn Spencer, Nan Woodruff.
For further information on Historians Against the War, see www.historiansagainstwar.org.