Colonel Janis Karpinski, former commander of Abu Ghraib prison, will speak at New York University’s Department of Journalism on Tues., Feb. 28, noon-1:15 p.m. (Arthur Carter Hall, 10 Washington Place, 5th Floor Atrium). The event, part of the department’s brown-bag lecture series, is free and open to the public, which should contact Jill Strasfeld at 212.998.8839 or for more information.

Journalists interested in attending should contact James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998-6808 or

Karpinski, who was the commander in charge of Abu Ghraib during the photographed abuses in 2003, was the only senior U.S. commander punished for the incidents. She was reduced in rank from general to colonel. She is the author, with Steven Strasser, of One Woman’s Army: The Commanding General of Abu Ghraib Tells Her Story (Miramax, 2005).

  • WHO: Colonel Janis Karpinski
  • WHEN: Tues., Feb. 28, noon-1:15 p.m.
  • WHERE: Arthur Carter Hall, 10 Washington Place, New York University, 5th Floor Atrium

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