Dr. Pearlman will talk about her new book, We Crossed a Bridge and it Trembled: Voices from Syria (HarperCollins, 2017). She will also be available to sign the books after the lecture.
Wendy Pearlman is a professor and award-winning teacher at Northwestern University, specializing in Middle East politics. Educated at Harvard, Georgetown, and Brown, Pearlman speaks fluent Arabic and has spent more than twenty years studying and living in the Arab World. She is the author of numerous articles and two books, Occupied Voices: Stories of Everyday Life from the Second Intifada (Nation Books, 2003) and Violence, Nonviolence, and the Palestinian National Movement (Cambridge University Press, 2011). She lives in Chicago, Illinois.
UNO Religious Studies, History, and Political Science departments, and International Programs co-sponsor the event.
This lecture is part of “Dialogue with Muslim Communities in Omaha” project. This is the sixth event in the series.
For more information, contact Dr. Kristian Petersen or Dr. Ramazan Kilinc at 402-554-2683.
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