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Burmese Writings

	Asia Society and PEN American Center present
	Voices of '88: 
	Burmese Writings Uncensored
	Friday, November 20, 1998 · 7pm · Reception at 6pm

	On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the pro-democracy
uprisings in Burma, Spalding Gray, Wendy Law Yone, Luc Sante, Rose Styron,
Adele Lutz, David Byrne and Michael Paterniti read banned and controversial
writings of the last decade. The program will be accompanied by a temporary
exhibition of photographs and text depicting the struggle for free
expression in Burma. 
	$15 nonmembers; $10 Asia Society/PEN members/students

	Asia Society presents
	Sex, Drugs and Politics in Burma: Implications for the United States
	Monday, November 23, 1998 · 6pm

	Leading experts examine the current political situation in Burma and
explore issues of common concern to Burmese and Americans, focussing on the
spread of HIV/AIDS and the narcotics trade.  Panelists include Maureen
Aung-Thwin, Director, Burma Project, Open Society Institute; Dr. Chris
Beyrer, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (author of War in
the Blood: Sex, Politics and AIDS in Southeast Asia); and Dr. Thaung Htun,
Representative for UN Affairs, National Coalition Government of the Union of
	Free admission-preregistration recommended

These programs are supported by the Open Society Institute