Symposium schedule

January 23, 1992

Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark and John Stockwell, a former CIA agent known for his public criticisms of the agency, are among the experts and scholars who will participate in "The Politics of Imagery and Terrorism," a two-day symposium that runs tomorrow and Saturday at the Maryland Institute, College of Art.

The event will attempt to create a better understanding of terrorism and its representation in the media.

Mr. Clark, attorney general during the Johnson administration, will deliver the keynote address at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the Mount Royal Station Auditorium.

A list of Saturday's events, also held in the auditorium, follows:

* 9 a.m.-10 a.m. -- "The Politics and Imagery of Terrorism," a lecture by Edward Herman, professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and author on the subject of terrorism.

* 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. -- A case studies panel including Mr. Stockwell; Ward Churchill, co-director of the Colorado Chapter of the American Indian Movement; Randall Robinson, director of TransAfrica; Angela Sanbrano, executive director of Citizens in Support of the People of El Salvador; and William Schaap, director of the Institute for Media Analysis.

* 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. -- Lunch.

* 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. -- "Terrorism and the Role of the Media," a panel including Margaret Randall, an author and activist specializing in terrorism and censorship in Central America; Alexander Cockburn, columnist for The Nation; independent video producers Chris Bratton and Annie Goldson; and author Michael Parenti, who specializes in American foreign policy, American democracy and the media.

The fee for the conference is $40; the student and hardship rate is $15. Pre-registration is required. For details: 225-2219.

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