Sayed Kashua lecture and book signing

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
UI Pomerantz Center
213 North Clinton St.
Iowa City, IA 52242

Israeli-Palestinian author and journalist Sayed Kashua, recently emigrated to Illinois, will deliver a lecture titled "Humor, Political Consciousness, and the Role of the Writer." A book signing of his book Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life will follow his talk. (Books may be purchased with cash or check.)

This event is part of the One Community, One Book Extended Discussion Series. It's free and open to the public.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Kathrina Litchfield in advance at

Hosted by the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights, with support from by the UI International Writing Program, Coralville Public Library, the UI School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UI Chief Diversitiy Office, the Department of English, the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, the Department of History, the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, Iowa City Public Library, UI Libraries, IDEAL, the Department of Rhetoric, and the Carver College of Medicine Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives