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Queer/Palestinian: Critical Strategies in Palestinian Queer and Women’s Filmmaking

Presented by the Center for Media, Culture and History and the Center for Religion and Media

Friday, October 21
4 to 6 pm

The Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies
Screening Room
50 Washington Square South at 255 Sullivan Street

How does a queer/Palestinian alliance tie a struggle for gender and sexual rights to broader social justice politics?

A screening of short video works from Jerusalem, Yaffa and the diaspora will be followed by a discussion with HELGA TAWIL-SOURI (NYU), NADIA AWAD (Video Artist), COLLEEN JANKOVIC (University of Pittsburgh), RAAFAT HATTAB (Video Artist), and VICKY MOUFAWAD-PAUL (A Space Gallery).

Moderated by PATRICIA WHITE (Swarthmore).

This event is co-sponsored by the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, the Department of Media, Culture and Communication, and Yale University.

All events are free and open to the public. Wheelchair accessible.

For further assistance call: 212-998-3759. For more information, please visit

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