Guantánamo Public Memory Project

Archive: November 2012

Media Release, for Immediate Release

WHY REMEMBER GTMO? ASKS A FREE EXHIBITION ON NYC’S WASHINGTON SQUARE, OPENING DECEMBER 13 New traveling exhibit developed by over 100 students from 12 universities nationwide highlights long and contested history of Guantánamo November 30, 2012 (New York City): A new free exhibition reveals the history of a place both infamous and unknown to most Americans:…

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Why Remember Guantánamo? Exhibit Opening and National Dialogue

December 13-14, 2012 Columbia University and NYU RSVP Here Now! Space is Limited. National Dialogue December 13, 9:30-4:00, Held Lecture Hall (Room 304) Barnard Hall, Barnard College (map) December 14, 9:30-5:30,  New York University, King Juan Carlos Center, 53 Washington Square South (map) Exhibit Opening Reception December 13, 6-8pm, New York University, King Juan Carlos Center, 53 Washington…

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About the Guantánamo Public Memory Project

About the Project National Dialogue and Traveling Exhibit Principles   About the Project The Guantánamo Public Memory Project seeks to build public awareness of the long history of the US naval station at Guantánamo, Bay, Cuba, and foster dialogue on the future of this place and the policies it shapes. The Project is developing a…

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Karen Greenberg Joins the National Dialogue

The Guantánamo Public Memory Project is thrilled to announce that Karen J. Greenberg will speak on December 14 at NYU’s King Juan Carlos Center as part of Why Remember Guantanamo? , the 2-day national dialogue to launch our traveling exhibit. Karen J. Greenberg, a noted expert on national security, terrorism, and civil liberties, is Director of the Center on National Security. She is the…

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The Irrelevance of Guilt

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A year before 9/11 meant anything in the United States, I found myself cornered at a dinner party in Santiago, Chile, trapped into a conversation with a middle-aged man, a friend-of-a-friend of a second cousin of my host parents. He was trying to teach me about Pinochet and human rights, and I will never forget…

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Colonel Stephen Kinder Joins the National Dialogue

The Guantánamo Public Memory Project is thrilled to announce that Colonel Stephen Kinder will speak on December 14 at NYU’s King Juan Carlos Center as part of Why Remember Guantanamo? , the 2-day national dialogue to launch our traveling exhibit. Kinder was a celebrated commander of the camps detaining thousands of Haitian refugees seeking asylum in the US.  When Colonel Kinder…

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Save the Date. Join a National Dialogue.

Guantánamo Public Memory Project Why Remember Guantánamo? December 13-14, New York University and Columbia University Join a national dialogue on GTMO’s century-long history and how it matters today. Hear from people who worked, lived, served, or were detained at GTMO from the Cold War through the War on Terror, and perspectives from the historians, activists,…

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The legal framework of marginalizing

“The law operates through practices and principles that purport to be objective, impersonal, and neutral, but are, in fact mired in hidden subjectivities and unexamined claims which often serve to denigrate the experiences of marginalized subjects and populations, experiences that contradict or challenge these unquestioned assumptions.” A. Naomi Paik, “Testifying to Rightlessness: Haitian Refugees Speaking…

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About GPMP

A look at the past, present, and future of the Guantánamo Public Memory Project.

Guantanamology

Excavating GTMO’s hidden histories in the Guantánamo Public Memory Project Archive

National Dialogue and Traveling Exhibit

Students and communities explore GTMO's history and debate its implications in a traveling exhibit.

Reflection + Action

What does GTMO's history suggest about what to do now? Add your take.

This Week in Guantánamo: Present and Past

Today's breaking news in historical perspective.

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