Sayed Kashua presents “Humor, Political Consciousness, and the Role of the Writer"

Thursday, October 12 at 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Pomerantz Center, C131
213 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, Iowa
Israeli-Palestinian author and journalist Sayed Kashua, recently emigrated to Illinois, titles his lecture "Humor, Political Consciousness, and the Role of the Writer." A book signing of his title Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life will follow his talk. (Books may be purchased with cash or check.)

This event is part of the One Community, One Book Extended Discussion Series. Free, and open to the public.

Sayed Kashua's visit is co-sponsored by: UI Libraries, Coralville Public Library, UI Chief Diversity Office, CCOM Office of Cultural Affairs & Diversity Initiatives, & Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, Iowa City Public Library, Iowa Digital Engagement & Learning (IDEAL), International Writing Program, The Department of English & The Department of Rhetoric.

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