3RD I NY Co-presents
DISAPPEARED IN AMERICA:
Art, Activism & Law in the Age of Insecurity
A panel discussion on Muslim Civil Liberties after 9/11
Preceded by a screening of WHOSE CHILDREN ARE THESE?
Followed by a walk-through of the DISAPPEARED IN AMERICA installation
Saturday, April 9th, 2:30 PM
Queens Museum of Art
2nd Floor Auditorium
Refreshments will be served
For more details, go to:
Public events at the Queens Museum of Art are free with museum admission.
They are made possible through support from Independence Community
Foundation, Ford Foundation, and The Institute for Museum & Library
Directions to the Queens Museum of Art
Subway: Via # 7 Flushing IRT, exit Shea Stadium/Willets Point stop.
Follow signs to the Museum, which is located next to the Unisphere. A
ten-minute walk through the park to the museum.
Car: Via the Grand Central Parkway, exit at Shea Stadium and follow signs to
the Museum. Free parking.
For further information, contact:
Director of Public Events
Queens Museum of Art
Screening of WHOSE CHILDREN ARE THESE? (27 mins) which sheds light on the effects of post 9-11 policies such as special registration, detention and deportation on three immigrant youth in New York City.
||Panel Discussion & Q&A
||Walk-through discussion of DISAPPEARED IN AMERICA installation
Maya Sen, Blue Triangle Network
Rachel Meeropol, attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights; editor of
Aziz Huq, VISIBLE Collective; attorney at Brennan Center for Justice
at NYU Law School on democracy and national security issues
Tariq Abdel-Muhti, son of Farouk Abdel-Muhti, Palestinian activist and WBAI
reporter who died from heart attack from complications during his two-year
Aimara Lin, activist, Not In Our Name; granddaughter of Japanese internees
Theresa Thanjan, director, WHOSE CHILDREN ARE THESE?
Moderator: Naeem Mohaiemen, Director, VISIBLE, a collective of Muslim and Other Artist-Activists
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