Samir El-Youssef, “Writing for Peace”

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November 14, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Location: Boswell Book Co., 2559 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee

Phone: 414-229-6121

Email: loiselle@uwm.edu

Link: http://www.uwm.edu/cjs

Event Description

In cases like the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is it possible to find a middle ground—neither choosing a side nor claiming neutrality—in a new area called the politics of peace? Samir El-Youssef is the author of A Treaty of Love, The Illusion of Return, and Gaza Blues, co-authored with Etgar Keret. Born in a Palestinian refugee camp in south of Lebanon, he has lived in London since 1990.
A contributor to many publications, including The Guardian, The New Statesman, the Arabic Al-Hayat, and the Jewish Chronicle, El-Youssef won the 2005 Swedish PEN Tucholsky Award for promoting peace and freedom of speech in the Middle East.
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