The UNM Coalition for Peace and Justice in the Middle East is hosting a lecture by Palestinian-American, Ali Abunimah, Sunday, Nov. 7 from 7-9 p.m., in the Student Union Building, Ballroom B.
Abunimah is a journalist and co-founder of the "Electronic Intifada," a not-for-profit, independent online publication about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He is also the author of "One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict," a book which proposes to revive the idea of one state shared by two peoples.
Abunimah is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Chicago and is a frequent speaker and commentator on the Middle East, contributing regularly to the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times, among other publications. He has also served as vice president on the Board of Directors of the Arab American Action Network. He is a fellow at the Palestine Center.
This event is co-sponsored by the Coalition for Peace and Justice in the Middle East, in collaboration with the American Studies and the Peace Studies Departments at UNM; Amnesty International at UNM; the Coalition for Immigration, Race and Social Justice (CIRSJ); the UNM Fair Trade Initiative; the UNM Muslim Student Association (MSA); UNM Students Organizing Actions for Peace (SOAP); Another Jewish Voice-Albuquerque; BDS-NM; CAMBIO; the Gray Panthers of Greater Albuquerque; and the Coalition to Stop $30 Billion to Israel.
There is a suggested donation of $12 for general admission and $6 for (with student ID), however no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (505) 246-2231.
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