The Role of Art & Culture in the Liberation of Palestine
Room 603, 10:30-11:45
Susan Abulhawa, Abeer Kawas, George Abraham, Dina Omar
Discussing the importance of Palestinian art and culture within the struggle of Liberation with a special feature on the Ghassan Kanafani Scholarship
Gaza, 48, West Bank and the Diaspora- Reconnecting Palestine
Room 224, 10:30-11:45
Amir Q, Ashira Ramadan, Nancy Mansour, Jabbar
Israel has used military force to divide Palestinians into a scattered society.
(Who is the terrorist)
Room 404, 10:30-11:45
Alexi Shalom, Nick Rodrigo
What is Zionism? Breaking down the origins and history of Israeli propaganda and endurance of its tactics of terrorism.
Three massacres later
Room 603, 11:45-1:00
Ahmed Mansour, Amir Q, Walaa Al-Ghussien, Arkan Dawoud
Four resiliant young Gazans speak about their journey to the U.S in the aftermath of three Israeli assaults on the Gaza strip.
The Oslo Agreements
Room 224, 11:45-1:00
The biggest setback for the Palestinian struggle; the initiation of a "peace process" that created the two state illusion.
The Untold Survivor Stories of the Nakba
Room 404, 12:00:-1:00
Abu Anas, Husniea, Nadi Assi
Eyewitness accounts from Palestinian survivors during the creation of Israel.
From Palestine to the Philippines: Stop the US War Machine
Room 206, 1:30-2:30
Nerdeen Kiswani, Dan Cione, Azael Dean
Representatives of Within Our Lifetime and Gabriella New York reflect on fighting US backed imperialism in their homelands and in the belly of the beast here in the US.
Gaza: Martyrdom and Betrayal
Room 603, 1:30-3:00
Norman Finkelstein will provide crucial background to the historic events now unfolding in Gaza. He is the author of the just-published book, GAZA: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom.
Palestine Through my Eyes
Room 224, 1:30-2:30
Tarin Gonzalez, Hasan Salaam, Alexandra, Jeff Camp, Nehmat
Stories from young artist and organizers from the U.S.A that visited Palestine for themselves.
Report back on Lebanon delegation
Room 404, 1:30-2:30
Tara, Sala, Noura Farouq, Raymundo Valentin, Jelani
Black4Palestine recently traveled to Lebanon with several Palestine organizers on a delegation to visit Palestinain refugee camps and learn from their struggle. Hear their reflections firsthand.
Being Black in the Holy Land
Room 603, 3:00-4:00
Nancy Mansour, Marc Lamont, Dumi Lewis- McCoy
A closer look at the diverse Black communities within the Holy land including Sudanse/Eritrean refugees, Black Palestinian refugees, Afro Palestinians and more.
Israeli violence against Women & Children
Room 224, 2:30-4:00
Ashira Ramadan, Fatin Jarrar
Straight out of Palestine, speaking from her lived experience, Ashira Ramadan, along with Fatin Jarrar discuss Israels extreme violence that intentionally targets women and children in an attempt to supress the future of the resistance.
The Language of Palestinian Tatreez Embroidery
Room 404, 2:30-4:00
Wafa documents, decodes and preserves the patterns, meanings and oral history of over a dozen traditional Palestinian embroidery designs passed on for generations.
Recognizing our struggles as one
Room 603, 4:00-6:00
Sekou Odinga, Ashira Ramadan, Pam Africa, Marc Lamont Hill, Nancy Mansour, Nerdeen Kiswani, Rosa Clemente
Revolutionaries from various movements speaking on the importance of international solidarity.