True Lies

February 8, 2008

SVA, in cooperation with the PhD Programs in History and Sociology of the Graduate Center, CUNY, is presenting Where the Truth Lies, a symposium on propaganda today. The one-day event on Friday, February 15, runs from 9am – 4pm and will feature a keynote presentation by SVA’s Acting Chairman Milton Glaser, a panel moderated by PBS’ David Brancaccio and speakers such as educators Julia Hobsbawm (whose talk is entitled Why You Can Trust Comment and Opinion More Than News) and Eugene Secunda (presenting How American Presidents Persuade the Public to Go to War). The event is organized by SVA’s MFA Design Department Co-chair Steven Heller and Hunter College’s Stuart Ewen and Mary Jeys.

The symposium will take place in the Graduate Center’s Baisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street. General admission is $35 ($20 for students); more information on programs and registration is available at

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