Youth on the Frontlines: Discussion

A panel discussion with Ishmael Beah, Uzodinma Iweala, and Linda Sue Park at the event Youth on the Frontlines, part of the 2007 PEN World Voices Festival. More

Words Under Confinement

A panel discussion with Breyten Breytenbach, Massimo Carlotto, Kathleen Cleaver, and Susan Rosenberg (moderated by Drake Stutesman) at the event Words Under Confinement, part of the 2007 PEN World… More

The Inspired Scientist: Sandeep Jauhar

Sandeep Jauhar discusses the intersection of medicine and writing at The Inspired Scientist: A Program for High School Students, part of the 2009 PEN World Voices Festival. More

Panel Discussion: Gritty Realism

Daniel Alarcón, Guillermo Arriaga, Jorge Franco, and Patrícia Melo discuss violence in the urban environment; making creative work where there is none; political correctness as violence; magical vs. gritty… More

The Economic Crisis and How to Deal with It

Niall Ferguson, Paul Krugman, George Soros, Robin Wells, Senator Bill Bradley and Nouriel Roubini, with moderator Jeff Madrick and an introduction by Robert Silvers, discuss the economic crisis facing… More

Jeffrey Sachs: Common Wealth

Professor Jeffrey Sachs gives a lecture on the financial crisis at the 2009 event Jeffrey Sachs: Common Wealth, part of the 2009 PEN World Voices Festival. More

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