CMENAS Teach-In Town Hall. What is BDS? And Why Does it Matter?
The CMENAS Teach-in Town Hall will explore this vital moment in world history with experts and take stock of BDS, now active for thirteen years. Meet our speakers:
Susan Abulhawa, author of Mornings in Jenin (2010) and The Blue Between Sky and Water (2015), poet, political commentator, human rights activist, and founder of Playgrounds for Palestine
Tom Pessah, Israeli sociologist and activist, board member of Zochrot
Huwaida Arraf, Civil Rights Attorney and Co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement, which was nominated twice for the Nobel Peace Prize
Everyone is welcome!
Funding Support: CMENAS Endowments, Institute for the Humanities, Department of Anthropology, Arab and Muslim American Studies, Department of American Culture, the International Institute, Conflict and Peace Initiative, Colonialism, Race, and Sexualities Initiative (through IRWG), Middle Eastern Law Students Association (MELSA), Department of Women Studies, and the College of LSA
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|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Discussion, Middle East Studies|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, International Institute, Women's and Gender Studies Department, Department of American Culture, Department of Anthropology, Arab and Muslim American Studies (AMAS)|
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