In the second installation of the 2019 Summer Lecture Series, Zena Agha, Rasha Abdulhadi, and Nehad Khader speak on a panel about the everyday forms of creative resistance among Palestinian women, including through film, art, music, and poetry. They also discuss their own creative work and its location within resistance discourse.
Janna Jihad, the youngest officially registered journalist in the world, talks about the experience of being a child living under Israeli occupation.
Molly Sinclair McCartney shares her photographs from 2010, narrating the pre-war stories of people and places in Syria, including the ancient city of Aleppo, the fabled ruins of Palmyra and the busy markets and monuments of Damascus. She contrasts these with news photographs and news stories of the damage and destruction done to those same scenes from the ongoing war in Syria.
In this presentation Wafa Ghnaim discusses her book, “Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora”, and the importance of this lovely Palestinian art form.
Author Khaled Elgindy presents his new book which discusses a critical political history of US-Palestinian relations.