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An Evening with Ibtisam Barakat, Palestinian author and journalist

October 24th, 2017 - October 24, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 pm

An Evening with Ibtisam Barakat, Palestinian author and journalist
Oct. 24, 6p.m.
Scanlon Banquet Hall

Please join us for a talk and discussion with acclaimed writer and educator Ibtisam Barakat. Born in Beit Hanina, East Jerusalem, Barakat has chronicled her experiences growing up in Palestine. She has penned two young adult novels, Tasting the Sky (FSG, 2007 winner of the Arab American National Museum Book Award) and Balcony on the Moon (FSG, 2016 Palestine Book Award Shortlist), as well as numerous articles in The Nation, Vox, and National Geographic. At Westfield, she will speak about social injustices for young people in the Middle East and Muslim-Americans here in the U.S.


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