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.

Meen Erhabe?
(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 Ghnaim

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.