"Sand Castle" is one of the few films about the Iraqi War that gives voice and screen time to Iraqis civilians — not just American soldiers — in an exploration of one of the war's frequently complex interactions between the two sides.Read more »
The re-release of Kenji Mizuguchi’s 1953 film "Ugetsu" should be eagerly anticipated — the work is both one of the few ghost movies with neither over-the-top ghouls and one of the few war films that doesn't simply lapse into gore.Read more »
Art imitated life today at Robert Geller’s Fall/Winter 2017 show. His collection titled, “Love and War”, was a nod to the political climate today in America. The show was all about juxtaposition: of color, style and political forces. His collection expressed militarism, protest and revolt,...
These anti-war views, however, find absolutely no expression with the main election choices, since both of the candidates have actively campaigned for U.S. interventionism.Read more »
The Oscar nominated film is a standard courtroom drama but with unsettling battle sequences.Read more »
NYU Divest hosted a discussion on how climate change contributes to racism and violence on Monday.Read more »
The International Center of Photography hosted "The Representation of War—From Capa to Instagram," a panel that explored how the digital age is affecting journalism.Read more »
An ambassador and a Pulitzer Prize winner discussed the legacy of the war with Iraq, ISIS and the Middle East.Read more »
Atia Abawi spoke at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute on Nov. 17.Read more »
NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute hosted “America’s Latest Orphan: Afghanistan What does the Future hold for the Country?” a lecture with Barnett R. Rubin.Read more »
Czech Republic President Milo Zeman expressed his disapproval of Russian military action in Ukraine on March 1, comparing the potential consequences of troop mobilization to the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia by Soviet and Warsaw Pact troops. Despite warnings from U.S. government officials, Russia...
November 11, 2013
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While glorifying war stories about soldiers is a familiar trend, Steinhardt professor of nursing Elizabeth Norman set out to tell the fascinating lives of an often forgotten group of war heroes. On Oct. 29, Random House publication republished a paperback edition of Norman’s book, “We Band of...