Nakba Commemoration at Columbia U. This Week

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Arab students at Columbia University in New York will be staging a number of Nakba-related events this week, beginning with a faculty panel tomorrow night at 7 p.m. (Details below) "These will really be the biggest Palestine events in Columbia history," Saif Ammous tells me. I’m going to a couple of the events and will file reports…

Palestine Nakba Week
Columbia Commemorates Palestine’s Catastrophe
Arab Student Association, Filasteen, and Turath
Invite you to join us in a week of events commemorating the 60th
anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba.
1-      FACULTY PANEL DISCUSSION ON 60 YEARS OF NAKBA
Monday, April 28th, 7.00pm
501 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University
Participants:
Prof. Lila Abu Lughod
Prof. Gil Anidjar
Prof. Joseph Massad
Prof. Noha Radwan
2-      PALESTINE CULTURAL DAY
Wednesday, April 30th, 5.00pm
Low Plaza & College Walk, Columbia University
-Free Palestinian traditional food
-Live musical performance by the magnificent Tarab, composed of: Prof.
Taoufiq Ben Amor, Tariq Abboushi, Zafer Tawil, and Ramzi El-Edlibi.
-Live Dabke performance and Dabke lessons
-Recital of Palestinian poetry
-And much more…
3-      SCREENING OF OCCUPATION 101
Thursday, May 1st, 7.00pm
614 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University
Join us for a screening of the powerful documentary that will change
the way you view the conflict.  www.Occupation101.com
Professor Hamid Dabashi will introduce and discuss the movie

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