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On Friday, April 11, a teach-in titled “Iraq: Anatomy of a Crisis” will be held at noon in Lorimer Chapel at Colby College in Waterville. Colby faculty members from a range of academic disciplines and political viewpoints will discuss the current war in Iraq. The teach-in is open to the public and free of charge.

Faculty members who will participate include Douglas Archibald, professor of English; Debra Campbell, professor of religious studies; Peter Harris, professor of English; Walter Hatch, assistant professor of government; Paul Josephson, associate professor of history; Sandy Maisel, professor of government; Bob McArthur, professor of philosophy; Pat Onion, professor of English; Joe Reisert, assistant professor of American constitutional law; Ken Rodman, professor of government; and Rob Weisbrot, professor of history.

An opportunity for audience participation and questions will be provided. The event is open to the public and to all opinions and viewpoints.

The event title comes from the national teach-in project on the theme “Iraq: Anatomy of a Crisis.” It originated with the group Historians Against the War, a network of scholars formed at the American Historical Association.