1. War photographer Ashley Gilbertson talks about the invasion of Iraq, the battle for Falluja, the Marines he worked with, post-traumatic stress disorder, Iraqi civilians, and the future of photojournalism.

    The interview was conducted in August 2007.

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  2. Lennard J. Davis talks about the history of obsession. To be obsessive is to be American; to be obsessive is to be modern. But obsession is not only a phenomenon of modern existence: it is a medical category—both a pathology and a goal. Behind this paradox lies a fascinating history.

    Davis lectured on obsession in the Fall of 2008.

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