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Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture: Salman Rushdie

May 6, 2012  |  Cooper Union  |  New York City 

With Salman Rushdie and Gary Shteyngart




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In his first Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture, novelist and PEN World Voices Festival founder Salman Rushdie examines the many faces of censorship in contemporary society and the role of the author within a climate of forced silence and intolerance. A Q&A with author Gary Shteyngart follows the lecture.

Co-sponsored by The Cooper Union


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