Life in Occupied Palestine talk 9/1

Anna Balzer will present “Life in Occupied Palestine: Eyewitness Stories and Photos” at a Whitewater Breakfast Kiwanis Club meeting on Tues., Sept. 1, 7am at Novak’s Restaurant (111 W Whitewater St). Non-members are welcome.

Anna Balzer is a Jewish-American graduate of Columbia University, a Fulbright scholar, granddaughter of Holocaust refugees and an award-winning lecturer, author and activist for Palestinian rights who has appeared on television and at over 300 universities, schools, churches, mosques and synagogues around the world. She recently traveled through Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.

Her “Anna’s Eyewitness Reports from Palestine” blog has more info, photos, and sample pages from her book, Witness in Palestine: A Jewish American Woman in the Occupied Territories. UWW students and staff may request the book from other UW libraries via the free Universal Borrowing service.

Culture and customs of the palestinians coverAndersen Library has materials on Palestine. Search the HalCat library catalog to find titles such as The case for Palestine: an international law perspective (3rd-floor Main Collection, DS119.7 .Q7219 2005) and Culture and customs of the Palestinians (3rd-floor Main Collection, GN635.P19 F37 2004).

Please ask a librarian for assistance with finding materials.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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