Salon – Iveta Jusova on the West Bank

Sunday, March 21, 7 p.m. @ Millworks — Potluck and pass the hat admission

As part of her 2007 faculty research at Antioch College, Iveta Jusova joined the Global Exchange delegation and traveled to the West Bank, Palestine. The group visited various NGOs working in the region, including Addameer (prisoners’ rights organization), Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, Palestinian Women’s Center for Legal Aid, Christian Peacemaker’s Team in Hebron, Palestinian Center for Rapprochement between People, Israeli Families’ Forum for Bereaved Parents, and Israelis Against the Wall. Iveta will discuss what she witnessed and learned on the trip, and the talk will be accompanied by photos taken during her visit in the West Bank.

About the Host – Iveta is a feminist post-colonial scholar who has taught classes on various topics, including Palestinian literature in translation.  Her article on Edward Said, co-authored with Dan Reyes, was published in Social Text (the 2006 memorial issue on Edward Said).

About Salons – Nonstop’s Salons take place every other Sunday at 7pm. Salons encourage discussion, the sharing of cultural and academic works/research-in-progress, exposure to local resources, and diverse investigations. Each salon begins with a potluck meal; all are welcome; pass the hat admission.