University of New Mexico Students for Justice in Palestine present political scientist, activist and author Norman Finkelstein, Monday, Dec. 5, in the Student Union Building, Ballrooms A and B, from 5:45 - 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. Finkelstein will speak about the occupation of Palestine and other developments regarding Palestine's prospects for statehood and peace.

Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics at Princeton University. He taught political theory at DePaul University Chicago, and has written and spoken publicly on the Israel-Palestine conflict. He is the author of six books that have been translated into more than 40 foreign editions. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

This event is made possible by the Lannan Foundation. Other campus and community organizations collaborating in this presentation include: the UNM Muslim Students Association, the UNM Peace Studies Program; BDS-NM; the Coalition to Stop $30 billion to Israel; and the Friends of Sabeel Albuquerque. 

This event is free but donations will be accepted and will go toward supporting future SJP educational events regarding the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

For more information, call (505) 246-2231 or e-mail to: