We’re pleased to share the following details of the speaking tour that Gaza-Palestinian Yousef Aljamal is undertaking of the United States, October 14 through November 2. Please be aware that numerous additional events/locations are close to being confirmed. As they are confirmed, we will update this page, so please check back often!
More details about Yousef Aljamal and the tour can be found here.
** Oct. 21, Washington DC — 12:30 pm: “Palestine in Crisis: Yousef Aljamal and Miko Peled on the Detention of Palestinian Children”, at The Palestine center, 2425 Virginia Ave NW. Details.
** Oct. 21, Richmond, VA, 7:00 pm — “Palestine in Crisis”, at the Pace Center, 700 W. Franklin St. Sponsored by the Pace Center and the ME & Islamic Studies Program at VCU. Pace Center details at https://www.thepacecenter.com/.
** Oct. 22, Williamsburg, VA, 7:00 pm — “Palestinian Child Detainees” at Blow Hall #332, The College of William and Mary. Sponsored by The Wesley Foundation (United Methodist campus ministry), Williamsburg United Methodist Church’s “Church in the World” committee, W&M’s Students for Justice in Palestine, and W&M’s Decolonizing Humanities Project.
** Oct. 24, Decatur, GA, 7:00 pm — “A Conversation with Yousef Aljamal: Palestine in Crisis: Gaza Can’t Breathe!
No Way to Treat a Child and 125 of Settler Colonialism”, 611 Medlock Road, Decatur.
** Oct. 26, Milwaukee, WI, 2:00 pm — “Child Detention: Palestine to Milwaukee to U.S.-Mexico Border”, co-hosted by Jewish Voice for Peace, Milwaukee and others, at Mitchell Street Library.
** Oct. 26, Milwaukee, WI, 6:30 pm — “Dreaming of Freedom: Stories of Palestinian Liberation”, hosted by Jewish Voice for Peace, Milwaukee and others, at First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor St.
** Oct. 27, Madison, WI, 2:00 pm — “Dreaming of Freedom: Palestinian Youth Under Siege and Occupation”, at Christ Presbyterian, 944 E. Gorham Street.
** Oct. 29, Portland, OR, 7:00 pm — “Palestine in Crisis” at TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont.
** Oct. 31, Honolulu, HI, 3:00 pm — “Translating Palestine”, at UH-Manoa Dept. of English, a colloquium for University of Hawai’i English Dept., cosponsored by UH-Students and Faculty for Justice in Palestine.
** Nov. 1, Honolulu, HI, 7:00 pm — “Palestine through the Generations: Stories of the Nakba as Resistance”, at Church of the Crossroads, 1212 University Ave.
Here are the two books to which Yousef has contributed: