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A Conversation with Chelsea Manning

SDSU Philosophy Department
Event organized by SDSU Philosophy Department

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Monday, April 9, 5pm
Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center (5250 55th St, San Diego)

As an intelligence analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense, Chelsea Manning disclosed classified documents to WikiLeaks that revealed human rights abuses and corruption connected to the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. She was convicted and sentenced to 35 years in a military prison, but released in 2017 after President Obama commuted her sentence. Now an advocate for government transparency, Manning will speak about topics including national security and democracy, artificial intelligence (AI) and resistance in the age of AI; activism and protest; and the intersection of technology and people’s lives.

Moderator: Prof. Mark Wheeler

Free and Open to the Public

Sponsored by College of Arts and Letters, Love Library, Academic Affairs, Provost's Office, Institute of Ethics and Public Affairs, Political Science Department, MALAS, History Department, the Pride Center