Please note: if you have not RSVP’d, this event is now closed to non-Brooklyn College students.
Brooklyn College students for Justice in Palestine presents BDS (Boycotts, Divestment, Sanctions) Movement for Palestinian Rights.
A strategy that allows people of conscience to play an effective role in the Palestinian struggle for justice.
Join us for a lecture with Judith Butler and Omar Barghouti on the importance of BDS in helping END Israeli apartheid and the illegal occupation of Palestine.
Thursday February 7th
Student Center Building PENTHOUSE
E 27th St and Campus Road Brooklyn, NY 11210
Refreshments will be served
OMAR BARGHOUTI is an independent Palestinian commentator and human rights activist. He is a founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and the Palestinian Civil Society Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Columbia University, NY, and a master’s degree in philosophy (ethics) from Tel Aviv University.
JUDITH BUTLER is an American philosopher, who has contributed to the fields of feminism, queer theory, political philosophy, and ethics. Her theories have been extremely influential in the field of gender studies, cultural studies, philosophy, and literary criticism. Herself being Jewish, her most recent work focuses on Jewish philosophy, exploring pre- and post-Zionist criticisms of state violence. More info on her
The Political Science Department at Brooklyn College
Brooklyn College Student Union
Critical Palestine Studies Association at the CUNY GRAD Center
Brooklyn For Peace
Existence is Resistance
International Socialist Organization
Jewish Voice for Peace
John Jay SJP
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual Association at Brooklyn College (LGBTA BC) – Supporting freedom of speech
Students for Justice at NYU
New Yorkers Against the Cornell-Technion Partnership (NYACT)
The Occupy Wall St Social Justice Working Group
Jews for Palestinian Right of Return
Labor for Palestine
New York City Labor Against the War
Al-Awda NY, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition