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Greg Grandin with Avi Lewis, Talk, 26 February 2014 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on February 26, 2014.

This event was part of the Lannan In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom series.

Greg Grandin is a professor of history at New York University and is the author of several books on Latin America, including A Century of Revolution: Insurgent and Counterinsurgent Violence during Latin America’s Long Cold War; Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism; and Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City. Grandin has published extensively on issues of revolution, popular memory, U.S.-Latin American relations, photography, genocide, truth commissions, human rights, disease, and political violence. His new book is The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World.

In this episode he is introduced by Avi Lewis and then talks. The companion Conversation episode may be found here.

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Greg Grandin with Avi Lewis, Conversation, 26 February 2014 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on February 26, 2014.

This event was part of the Lannan In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom series.

Greg Grandin is a professor of history at New York University and is the author of several books on Latin America, including A Century of Revolution: Insurgent and Counterinsurgent Violence during Latin America’s Long Cold War; Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism; and Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City. Grandin has published extensively on issues of revolution, popular memory, U.S.-Latin American relations, photography, genocide, truth commissions, human rights, disease, and political violence. His new book is The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World.

In this episode he is joined in conversation with Avi Lewis. The companion Talk episode may be found here.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to the audio recording of this event there.

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Greg Grandin with Avi Lewis, 26 February 2014 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on February 26, 2014.

Greg Grandin with Avi Lewis

Greg Grandin is a professor of history at New York University, where he teaches U.S. foreign policy in Latin America. His new book is The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World. The talk was followed by a conversation with Avi Lewis.

This event was part of the Lannan In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom series.

Greg Grandin is a professor of history at New York University and is the author of several books on Latin America, including A Century of Revolution: Insurgent and Counterinsurgent Violence during Latin America’s Long Cold War; Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism; and Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City. Grandin has published extensively on issues of revolution, popular memory, U.S.-Latin American relations, photography, genocide, truth commissions, human rights, disease, and political violence. His new book is The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World.

[audio:http://media.lannan.org.s3.amazonaws.com/podcasts/grandin-140226.mp3|artists=Lannan Readings and Conversations|titles=Greg Grandin with Avi Lewis]

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Tariq Ali with Avi Lewis, 26 October 2011 – Audio

Recorded at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on September 13, 2011.

Tariq Ali in conversation with Avi Lewis

Tariq Ali is a writer and filmmaker. Exiled from Pakistan in the 1960s for his activism against the military dictatorship, Ali has gained a reputation as one of today’s most forceful political thinkers, speaking out consistently against imperialism, religious fundamentalism and the Anglo-American “war on terror.” He has written more than 20 books on world history and politics, including Pirates of the Caribbean; Bush in Babylon; The Clash of Fundamentalisms and his latest, The Obama Syndrome—Surrender at Home, War Abroad. He has also authored five novels in his Islam Quintet series and writes scripts for the stage and screen.

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Charles Bowden with Avi Lewis, Conversation, 15 December 2010 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on December 15, 2010.

Charles Bowden is the author of eleven books including A Shadow in the City: Confessions of an Undercover Drug Warrior; Down By the River: Drugs, Money, Murder and Family; Juárez: The Laboratory of our Future; and Blood Orchid: An Unnatural History of America. His most recent book is Murder City: Ciudad Juárez and the Global Economy’s New Killing Fields. In this book, he presents a devastating chronicle of a city in collapse where not just the police and drug cartel members die as violence infects every level of society. Luís Alberto Urrea, author of The Devil’s Highway, says “…in Murder City Bowden plunges in head-first, without a parachute. There are moments when the book threatens to burst into flames and burn your hands.” Bowden is a contributing editor for GQ and Mother Jones, and also writes for Harper’s, The New York Times Book Review, and Aperture. Winner of a 1996 Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction, he lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

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Charles Bowden, Reading, 15 December 2010 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on December 15, 2010.

Charles Bowden is the author of eleven books including A Shadow in the City: Confessions of an Undercover Drug Warrior; Down By the River: Drugs, Money, Murder and Family; Juárez: The Laboratory of our Future; and Blood Orchid: An Unnatural History of America. His most recent book is Murder City: Ciudad Juárez and the Global Economy’s New Killing Fields. In this book, he presents a devastating chronicle of a city in collapse where not just the police and drug cartel members die as violence infects every level of society. Luís Alberto Urrea, author of The Devil’s Highway, says “…in Murder City Bowden plunges in head-first, without a parachute. There are moments when the book threatens to burst into flames and burn your hands.” Bowden is a contributing editor for GQ and Mother Jones, and also writes for Harper’s, The New York Times Book Review, and Aperture. Winner of a 1996 Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction, he lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

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Charles Bowden with Avi Lewis, 15 December 2010 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on December 15, 2010.

Charles Bowden is the author of eleven books including A Shadow in the City: Confessions of an Undercover Drug Warrior; Down By the River: Drugs, Money, Murder and Family; Juárez: The Laboratory of our Future; and Blood Orchid: An Unnatural History of America. His most recent book is Murder City: Ciudad Juárez and the Global Economy’s New Killing Fields. In this book, he presents a devastating chronicle of a city in collapse where not just the police and drug cartel members die as violence infects every level of society. Luís Alberto Urrea, author of The Devil’s Highway, says “…in Murder City Bowden plunges in head-first, without a parachute. There are moments when the book threatens to burst into flames and burn your hands.” Bowden is a contributing editor for GQ and Mother Jones, and also writes for Harper’s, The New York Times Book Review, and Aperture. Winner of a 1996 Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction, he lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

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Arundhati Roy with Avi Lewis, Conversation, 24 March 2010 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 24, 2010.

Arundhati Roy was born in 1959 in Shillong, India, and studied architecture in New Delhi, where she now lives. She is the author of the novel The God of Small Things, the story of young twins Rahel and Estha and their family, set in Kerala, India, during the late 1960s, when Communism rattled the age-old caste system. Roy received the Booker Prize for this book in 1997. She has written several nonfiction books, including The Cost of Living, Power Politics, War Talk, An Ordinary Person’s Guide to Empire, and Public Power in the Age of Empire. In addition to writing, she has worked as a film designer and screenplay writer in India. Roy was featured in the BBC television documentary “Dam/age,” which is about the struggle against big dams in India. A collection of interviews with Arundhati Roy by David Barsamian was published as The Checkbook and the Cruise Missile. Her newest book, published by Haymarket, is Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers. Roy last read in Santa Fe in 2002, when she received the Lannan Cultural Freedom Prize.

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Arundhati Roy, Reading, 24 March 2010 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 24, 2010.

Arundhati Roy was born in 1959 in Shillong, India, and studied architecture in New Delhi, where she now lives. She is the author of the novel The God of Small Things, the story of young twins Rahel and Estha and their family, set in Kerala, India, during the late 1960s, when Communism rattled the age-old caste system. Roy received the Booker Prize for this book in 1997. She has written several nonfiction books, including The Cost of Living, Power Politics, War Talk, An Ordinary Person’s Guide to Empire, and Public Power in the Age of Empire. In addition to writing, she has worked as a film designer and screenplay writer in India. Roy was featured in the BBC television documentary “Dam/age,” which is about the struggle against big dams in India. A collection of interviews with Arundhati Roy by David Barsamian was published as The Checkbook and the Cruise Missile. Her newest book, published by Haymarket, is Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers. Roy last read in Santa Fe in 2002, when she received the Lannan Cultural Freedom Prize.

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Arundhati Roy with Avi Lewis, 24 March 2010 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 24, 2010.

Arundhati Roy was born in 1959 in Shillong, India, and studied architecture in New Delhi, where she now lives. She is the author of the novel The God of Small Things, the story of young twins Rahel and Estha and their family, set in Kerala, India, during the late 1960s, when Communism rattled the age-old caste system. Roy received the Booker Prize for this book in 1997. She has written several nonfiction books, including The Cost of Living, Power Politics, War Talk, An Ordinary Person’s Guide to Empire, and Public Power in the Age of Empire. In addition to writing, she has worked as a film designer and screenplay writer in India. Roy was featured in the BBC television documentary “Dam/age,” which is about the struggle against big dams in India. A collection of interviews with Arundhati Roy by David Barsamian was published as The Checkbook and the Cruise Missile. Her newest book, published by Haymarket, is Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers. Roy last read in Santa Fe in 2002, when she received the Lannan Cultural Freedom Prize.

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