At Ohio State, a week of events on the Nakba and apartheid

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Today I reflected on the word movement. We are in a movement because there is real movement on this issue in the grassroots! While the peace process is frozen in amber for decades. Look at the great lineup in Columbus, Ohio, for events commemorating the Nakba this week (thanks to Susie Kneedler) [corrected]:

Monday, May 14th 6:30pm:  ”What is Palestine?” Al Nakba Documentary

Biomedical Research Tower, Room 115

Tuesday, May 15th 12:00pm “Palestine on the Oval”:

Lecture and Discussion with Professor Pranav Jani [scholar of world literature]

OSU Oval

6:30pm:  ”Apartheid and BDS”

Lecture by Professor John Quigley [professor of law, human rights expert, an OSU “distinguished scholar”]

Biomedical Research Tower, Room 115

Wednesday, May 16th 12:00pm: “Commemoration for the Children killed in the Gaza War”

OSU Oval

6:30pm: “Gaza Teaches Life, Sir”

Lecture by AMP (American Muslims for Palestine) speaker Taher Herzallah

Biomedical Research Tower, Room 115

Thursday, May 17th 7:00pm: “Political Prisoners and Activism”

Lecture by AMP speaker Taher Herzallah, Member of the Irvine 11

Cartoon Room, Ohio Union

Friday, May 18th 7:00pm “A Lover from Palestine” Play and Debkah Performance by the Art of Freedom Group

US Bank Theater in the OSU Union

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  1. Kathleen
    May 14, 2012, 10:49 am

    Attended a controversial Palestinian Solidarity event on Ohio State’s Campus close to 10 years ago. Real movement on that campus….awareness growing. Nothing changing on the ground over there.

  2. Annie Robbins
    May 14, 2012, 11:22 am

    going to vigil tomorrow night @ union square SF. wear all black solidarity..

  3. Scott
    May 14, 2012, 1:56 pm

    Tomorrow night in front of the White House. I will wear black.

  4. lobewyper
    May 14, 2012, 8:37 pm

    It’s good to see my alma mater doing the right thing.

  5. BradAllen
    May 15, 2012, 7:46 am

    What are the ARAB nations doing abouth the Nakba and the memory of this day.


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