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Palestinian Civilian Life in Gaza (Talks by Noam Chomsky and Poet Mosab Abu Toha)

Location

Biological Sciences East 100
1311 E. 4th Street
85721 Tucson , AZ

Date: 

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 5:00pm

 

Noam Chomsky will give a talk about his visit to Gaza in 2012, the year he met poet and founder of the Edward Said Library, Mosab Abu Toha. Chomsky will speak about his experience and the challenges he faced while traveling in Gaza. Mosab will talk about the war in 2014 and the siege in Gaza, and the creation of his library under challenging circumstances. In addition, he will share some of his poetry and his experience as a teacher during war-torn Palestine.

This talk is supported by the Arizona Arabic Flagship Program, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Department of English, Harvard’s Scholars-At-Risk Program, the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, and the University of Arizona Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice.

For more information, visit: https://sbs.arizona.edu/events/palestinian-civilian-life-gaza-talks-noam-chomsky-and-poet-mosab-abu-toha