Reading and Discussion: Boycotting Israeli Universities

Farewell Books @ 7:30 pm

913 E. César Chavez

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In the context of debates over the boycott of Israeli academic institutions at the 2016 Modern Language Association Convention in Austin this weekend (January 7-10), scholars, poets and activists will gather at 7:30 pm at Farewell Books (913 E. César Chavez, Austin TX 78702) for a discussion of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement

Participants include: Ashley Dawson, Bill V. Mullen, Barbara Foley, Amanda Armstrong, Keith Feldman, Malini Scheuller, Rod Ferguson, Pat Gallagher, and Sean M. Kennedy.

With poetry readings by  Kim Alidio, Amy Carroll, Jeff Sacks, David Lloyd, Fady Joudah and Mónica Teresa Ortiz.

The event also will celebrate the publication of Against Apartheid: The Case for Boycotting Israeli Universities edited by Ashley Dawson and Bill V. Mullen, with a foreword by Ali Abunimah (Haymarket Books 2015).

Free and open to the public. Download event flyer AA MLA

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