Sunday, July 16, 6:30 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Bartos Screening Room
With director Mohanad Yaqubi in person
The Palestine Festival of Literature (PalFest) was established in 2008 with the aim of showcasing and supporting cultural life in Palestine, breaking the cultural siege imposed on Palestinians by the Israeli military occupation, and strengthening cultural links between Palestine and the rest of the world.
Israel’s occupation is only made possible by unquestioning US support—but a day of reckoning is on the way.
By Rashid Khalidi
A Teachers Workshop
Presented by the Middle East Institute and the Center for Palestine Studies
Saturday, June 24, 2017
In a few weeks, the world will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, which ended partition and began the occupation. Israelis will celebrate the “liberation” of Jerusalem.
After overcoming multiple legal and administrative hurdles, including an Israeli-imposed travel ban, Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, appeared on a panel at Columbia University last night entitled “The Road to Freedom: The BDS Movement for Palestinian Rights and the Struggle Against Apartheid.”
The CU Anthropology Department will host a screening of *The Narrow Streets of Bourj Hammoud* an ethnographic film by Joanne Nucho and Rosy Kuftedjian on *Friday, April 28th at 4pm in 328 Milbank (Barnard). *
April 29: 2 and 5 pm
April 30: 3 pm
Screening followed by a conversation with Basma Alsharif and Sara Raza, Guggenheim UBS Map Curator, Middle East & North Africa, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Mada al-Carmel: Arab Center for Applied Social Research invites graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and post-docs, both local and international, to apply for a critical academic research seminar about Palestine/Israel
Join Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and Playwrights Canada Press as we celebrate the recent publication of Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas. As the first English-language anthology worldwide in any genre of drama, prose, or poetry by Jewish and Palestinian writers, Double Exposure is a groundbreaking and pointedly needed collection in today’s heated political climate.
Monday, April 17, 2017 6:30pm
754 Schermerhorn Hall
How can we record, explore, and understand the materiality of the experience of forced and undocumented migration today? ...
Wednesday May 3, 2017
Please join us for the launch of award-winning Palestinian-American poet and writer Hala Alyan’s debut novel Salt Houses. Set during Palestine’s Six-Day War in 1967, Salt Houses tracks one family from Nablus as they are torn from each other and their home. Joining Alyan is her editor, Lauren Wein.
The stories of families whose lives shattered during the 2014 Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip.
By Nathalie Handal
CPS and Columbia members participated in the fourth annual New Directions in Palestinian Studies conference at Brown University:
The Politics of Archives and the Practices of Memory
March 3-4, 2017
CPS Faculty Nathalie Handal featured in the Columbia Spectator!
Imaginative Geographies of the Black/White Atlantic
Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:15pm
Professor Catherine Hall will deliver the annual Edward W. Said Memorial Lecture.
ON THE BRIDE'S SIDE
(Italy, 2014, 98 minutes)
Directed by Antonio Augugliaro, Gabriele Del Grande, and Khaled Soliman Al Nassiry
Omar Shaban is an analyst on political economy of the Middle East and the founder of PalThink for Strategic Studies. Omar Shaban was candidate for the 1st Palestinian parliamentary elections in 1996
Udi Aloni's Palestinian-Israeli film, “Junction 48,” featuring Palestinian rap artist Tamer Nafar, for which CPS faculty James Schamus was the Executive Producer.
Within the context of Refugee Heritage, a new e-flux architecture project by Alessandro Petti, this panel seeks to address the potential for practices and institutions of conservation to be understood as a force capable of mobilizing the political constitution of built space.
The Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University’s Middle East Institute is pleased to announce and to invite applications for the seventh annual Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Award, a post-doctoral fellowship in Palestinian Studies..
In October 2015, more than sixty Black and Palestinian scholars and activists released a video that drew attention to the common struggles of their communities against state-sanctioned violence and oppression.
Dr. Rothchild, a recently retired obstetrician and long-time rights activist, will also be presenting her new book Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine. The book chronicles the three "health and human rights" delegations she undertook to Israel/Palestine, 2013-2015.
Middle East Studies at Brown University invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral research associate in Palestine and Palestinian Studies with a possibility of renewal for a second year. The position is part of the ongoing initiative, New Directions in Palestinian Studies, which seeks to critically explore and facilitate innovative lines of academic inquiry in this field. We especially welcome candidates who thrive in an interdisciplinary environment and whose work is informed by comparative and global perspectives.