The NYU Center for Global Affairs at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies announces its September 2005 schedule of events and lectures, which includes the “Worldly Conversations” series hosted by the distinguished NYTimes columnist Clyde Haberman and Politics and Art in Cinema series “The Ugly American?: An American View” hosted by Dan Georgakas, consulting editor of Cineaste.

All events are free and open to the public, and unless otherwise noted, take place at the Center’s location at the Woolworth Building, 4th Floor, 15 Barclay Street [between Broadway and Church Street]. By subway, take the R or W to City Hall; the 4, 5 or 6 to City Hall/Brooklyn Bridge; the 2 or 3 to Park Place; or the A or C to Chambers Street. Reservations are required. For more information, the public may call the Center at 212-992-8380.

Wednesday, September 28, 6.15 - 7.30 p.m. - Conversation- Susan Chira, foreign editor, The New York Times. Chira is the first guest in the fall 2005 program series entitled “Worldly Conversations: Perspectives from Globetrotters-The Middle East” hosted by Clyde Haberman, New York City columnist for The New York Times. This year, the conversation theme will revolve around the Iraq conflict, the far-reaching effects it has had and prospects it holds for future stability and security.

Thursday, September 29 at 6 p.m. - Film - The Third Man Orson Welles is the notorious Harry Lime, an American racketeer operating in post-World War II Vienna who may or may not be dead. The first in a series of three film screenings examining how American film has reflected on the behavior of Americans living abroad at times of political turmoil. Following each screening, there will be a discussion led by a moderator from Cineaste.

The new NYU Center for Global Affairs, within the University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies [], is located in the School’s state-of-the-art facility in the Woolworth Building - one of downtown New York’s architectural treasures. The Center presents provocative and timely public events regarding the latest topics in world affairs (formerly held at the NYU Vernon Center for International Affairs), and houses a new graduate program in global studies and myriad non-degree courses in international affairs.

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