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Jeremy Schrager March 17, 2015 No Comments

Permission to Narrate: Three Nights of Palestinian Plays

Permission to Narrate: Three Nights of Palestinian Plays

Permission to Narrate
Three Nights of Palestinian Plays
March 25, 26, and 27, 2015, 7:30PM Earl Hall Theater, 2980 Broadway, Columbia University The Center for Palestine Studies invites you to staged readings of three plays that embody the contemporary Palestinian playwright’s use of art to resist historical, political and geographic erasures.

Wednesday March 25, 7:30 PM I am Yusuf and This is My Brother By Amir Nizar Zuabi

Thursday March 26, 7:30PM Land/Fill By Dalia Taha

Friday March 27, 7:30PM (with Reception to follow) 603 By Imad Farajin

This festival is curated by playwright  Ismail Khalidi, co-editor of an upcoming anthology of plays entitled of  Inside/Outside: Six Plays from Palestine and the Diaspora (due out in June 2015, from TCG). A landmark collection in the field of Palestinian theater, Inside/Outside features an introduction by noted writer, poet and adjunct Columbia University faculty member,  Nathalie Handal, and is co-edited by award-winning playwright  Naomi Wallace.Free and open to the public.

Please RSVP to palestine@columbia.edu  Sponsored by the Center for Palestine Studies, Office of the University Chaplain, Columbia School of the Arts, Columbia Department of English, Heyman Center for the Humanities, Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race, Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, the Middle East Institute, and Noor Theatre.​