New York City antiwar calendar

Louis Proyect lnp3 at
Thu Sep 20 12:30:57 MDT 2001

In New York ...

Thursday, Sept 20

* Teach-in at Columbia W 116th Street and Broadway from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
on Thursday. 

* Afternoon gathering at Hunter College, 68th St. & Lexington Ave. W/
Dietrech Mohammed and others.

* 1 pm SUNY STONY BROOK Bringing Context To The Crisis: Talks and a Panel
Discussion on Terrorism and its Aftermath (Javits Lecture Center, Room 105,
1-3pm) Speakers: Prof. Krin Gabbard: History of Media Coverage in Wartime,
Prof. Eduardo Mendieta: The Language of Mourning in Crisis, Prof. Mike
Davis: The Future is Here: Civil Liberties and the Crusade against
Terrorism, Prof. Said Arjomand: Islam and US involvement in the Middle
East, Ambassador Harsh Bahsin: Diplomacy, War, Truth, and Reconciliation,
Moderator: Chad Kautzer

* 7 pm "The World Trade Center and After: Critical Perspectives," a
teach-in at St. John The Divine Chapel-Synod Hall, 110th St. and Amsterdam
Avenue. This event is being organized by a coalition of concerned graduate
students from various departments at Columbia U. Confirmed speakers so far
include: Timothy Mitchell, Hamid Dabashi, Mahmood Mamdani, Drucilla
Cornell, Brinkley Messick and Partha Chatterjee.

* 5:30 pm NYU: The U.S. & the Muslim World --Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, 5:30
- 7:30 p.m. Hemmerdinger Hall1/2Main Building 100 Washington Square East.
NYU faculty specializing on the Middle East, Islam, and U.S. foreign policy

* BIG TEACH-IN Teach-in at NYU Join activists at NYU for a teach-in for
peace Thursday, September 20 at 7 PM NYU Main Building, room 809 

Main Building is located at 100 Washington Square East at the corner of

The event will focus on giving a context to the tragic events of September
11 and organizing around two themes: To stop the racist scapegoating and the 

US drive to war. 

Speakers include 

* Amy Goodman, co-host of Democracy Now! WBIX (WBAI in exile) 

* Purvi Shah, SAKHI for South Asian Women (an anti-violence collective) 

* Sherry Wolf, International Socialist Organization and veteran activist of
the National Network of Campuses Against the War 1990-91 

(invited speakers also include) Arab Students United, Arab American Family
Center, Prof. Bertell Ollman, War Resisters League, Jews Against the

This event is sponsored by Prof. Bertell Ollman and the NYU Peace Coalition
and endorsed by Earth Matters at NYU, Jews Against The Occupation, the
International Socialist Organization, SAKHI for South Asian Women

*7:30 pm Manhattan Greens meeting, Baruch College, 151 E. 25th St., Rm 765


FRIDAY, Sept 21

* TEACH-IN at New School for Social Research 10:30 am - 6 pm

* TEACH-IN at CUNY GRAD CTR Threats of War Prospects for Justice AFTER THE
WORLD TRADE CENTER 4:00 to 6:00 pm CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue
(Btwn. 34th & 35th St.) Proshansky Auditorium - Concourse Level With: Talal
Asad Ella Shohat* David Harvey Zahera Saed Stanley Aronowitz Fahima
Danishgar* Neil Smith Sunita Reddy Ali Mir Khaled Fahmy* 

* All Day teach-in OUTDOORS at Rockefeller Center, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.


**PEACE VIGIL/WALK - Mourn the Victims - Stand for Peace THIS FRIDAY,



Friday, September 21st 6:00 PM SE Corner UNION SQUARE 7:00 PM Procession to
Times Square leaving from NE Corner UNION SQUARE 8:00 PM Arrive US Army
Recruiting Office TIMES SQUARE Bring signs ....

* 8 pm - 1 am Event at 56 Walker St., 2 blocks S. of Canal, between
Broadway & Church. TEACH-In: War & Peace, and benefit for MAYDAY BOOKS &
InfoShop $5 - $15 sliding scale.



* 10 am NY State Greens/Green Party of NY Assembly, Buchanan NY, w/
demonstration at Indian Point nuclear power plant.

* 1 pm Youth Peace Summit, Sunset Park, Brooklyn - 44th St. and 6th Ave. A
call to commemorate those who have passed, and for all acommunities to come
together and express solidarity. For more info, call Ricardo at UPROSE
(718) 492-9307.

* 11 am - 7 pm: Charas (9th St. bet B & C) Direct Action Network is
sponsoring a Day of Resistance and Learning to end racism and war. Workshops

* 4 pm Vigil against racism and war UNION SQUARE


SUN Sept 23 

* 9 am - 5 pm New Jersey Green Party Convention, Rutgers Labor Center, New
Brunswick, NJ.

* NOON Indoor Rally: Learn the Truth about Palestine, Stand United with
Arab and Muslim Sisters and Brothers, Sun., Noon to 3PM, Pier 63 Maritime
12th Ave. at West 23rd Street (One pier north of Chelsea pier sports,
behind basketball city)

* 12:30 pm Radical and Progressive Jews gather at 83rd St. & Hudson River
and will march at 3 pm to larger Citywide memorial

* WBAI-IN-EXILE COMMUNITY FORUM Bernard White, Amy Goodman, Robert Knight &
Mimi Rosenberg Sunday, September 23, 2001 7:00-10:00 pm PS 321, 180 7th
Ave. (between 1st and 2nd St.) Park Slope, Brooklyn


MONDAY Sept 24

* 7 pm - 11 pm WAR, PEACE & the USA Where do we go from here? Benefit for
WBAI Radio in Exile, with Grandpa Al Lewis, Elombe Brath, Bob Fass, Amy
Goodman, Juan Gonzalez, Dan Coughlin, Errol Maitland, Esther Kaplan, and
others ... Suggested donation - $15. No one turned away.

* 7 pm Meeting at Charas

TUES Sept. 25 PRIMARY DAY - Don't forget to vote (Greens: write-in Mitchel
Cohen for Mayor!)

* 6:30 pm Coalition meeting (place tba)

WEDS. Sept. 26 * NOON The Center for European Studies at New York University 

will host an open forum to discuss 

Europe and the Current Crisis chaired by Martin Schain Professor of
Politics and Director, NYU Center for European Studies 

Speakers will include: 

Fulvia Attiná NY Consortium for European Studies Visiting Professor, Fall
2001 and Professor of Political Science at the University of Catania, Italy 

Helmut Dubiel NYU Max Weber Chair for German and European Studies,
2000-2002 and Professor of Sociology at the Justus-Liebig Universitaet in
Giessen, Germany 

Behrooz Moazami Post-doctoral fellow, European union Center of New York 

Damir Skenderovic Visiting Scholar, NYU Center of European Studies,
2001-2002 and Research Collaborator, Swiss National Science Foundation 

Wednesday, September 26, 2001 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 58 West 10th Street
(between 5th and 6th Avenues) For more information call the NYU Center for
European Studies at (212) 998-3838

SAT 9/29 * Gathering in Washington DC, National rally, 12 noon at the White
House / Lafayette Park. Call International Action Center, (212) 633-6646.
email: iacenter at

OCT 6 & 7 Rallies in NYC 

Louis Proyect
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