Hybrid Identity: Between Palestine and Israel

Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 4:30 pm
Filene Auditorium/Moore Hall

Title: Hybrid Identity: Between Palestine and Israel
Lecturer: Sayed Kashua, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
He is a Palestinian-Israel journalist, screenwriter, novelist, and one of the most prominent voices from Israel and Palestine. His weekly column provides a fascinating reflection of bearing a hybrid identity. A Palestinian citizen of Israel, a renown writer in a leading Israeli-Hebrew newspaper and the creator of highly regarded primetime TV dramas, and a resident of a highly complex city- such as Jerusalem. Kashua will talk about his personal experiences as a writer and a member of these communities.

This event is free and open to the public!