Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Event Notice

A Mother from Gaza: Surviving Under Siege
Laila El-Haddad

March-03-2009
At the University of CalgaryRm Cragie Hall 119
6:30pm Tickets are $10 available at the door.
Advance tickets available(in person) at Macewan Hall Food Court Feb 25, 26, 27 and March 2 from 11am to 2pm.

This event will sell out please arrive early to ensure seating

"Laila El-Haddad: is a freelance Palestinian journalist, media activist,and mother from Gaza. She writes mainly for the Guardian and Aljazeera.She has also appeared on CNN, the BBC, NPR, CBC, and Democracy Now amongothers. Laila has been published in Le Monde Diplmatique, the NewStatesmen, the International Herald Tribune and the Washington Post amongothers. From 2003-2006, Laila was the Gaza correspondent for the theEnglish Aljazeera website. In 2007, she directed two Gaza-baseddocumentaries for Al-Jazeera International (Tunnel Trade and A RafahPlayground) with Tourist With A Typewriter production company. Heraward-winning blog "Raising Yousuf and Noor: diary of a Palestinian motherexplores the complex relationships between the personal and political asshe raises kids and negotiates displacement and occupation. She iscurrently based in the United States."

-Via www.pcsscalgary.org

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Memorial March - Valentine's Day