Book Talks

Book Talks for We Crossed a Bridge and it Trembled: Voices from Syria

 

 

** 2019 **

 

January 26, 2019

American Association of University Women – Illinois

Deerfield, IL

 

February 14, 2019

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

 

 

February 17, 2019

Oak Park Public Library

Oak Park, IL

 

 

March 7, 2019

University of California – Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

 

 

March 12, 2019

University of California – Irvine

Irvine, CA

 

March 24, 2019

Welcoming Gainesville, Gainesville Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice, and other community groups

Gainesville, FL

 

 

March 25, 2019

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

 

April 6, 2019

International Service Summit

Lisle, IL

 

 

** 2018 **

 

January 24, 2018, 5:00-7:00 pm

Texas A & M University

Orientation Theater, Presidential Library

Bush School of Government and Public Service

1000 George Bush Drive West

College Station, TX

 

 

January 25, 2018, 3:00-5:00 pm

University of Texas – Austin

Student Activity Center, Blackbox Theater 2.304

2201 Speedway

Austin, TX

 

 

January 25, 2018, 6:30

Austin Public Library

** Mayor’s Book Club event with Osama Alomar **

710 W. Cesar Chavez

Austin, TX

 

 

February 7, 2018, noon-1:30 pm

Stanford University

Reuben Hills Conference Room

2nd Floor East Wing E207

Encina Hall

616 Serra Street

Stanford, CA

 

 

February 8, 2018, 5:30-7:00

University of California – Berkeley

340 Stephens Hall

Berkeley, CA

 

 

February 9, 2018, noon-1:15 pm

The Commonwealth Club

110 The Embarcadero

Toni Rembe Rock Auditorium

San Francisco, CA

 

 

February 9, 2018, 7:00-9:00 pm

Alley Cat Books

3036 24th Street

San Francisco, CA

 

 

February 22, 2018, 7:00-9:00 pm

The New School for Social Research

Klein Conference Room (Room 510)

Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall

66 West 12th

New York City, NY

 

 

February 23, 2018, 7:00-9:00 pm

Writing Syria: Alia Malek and Wendy Pearlman in conversation

** Moderated by Rawya Rageh **

Co-sponsored by Muftah, Syria Deeply, Guernica Magazine, & Network of Arab-American Professionals (NAAP)

Judson Memorial Church

55 Washington Square South

New York City, NY

 

 

March 7, 2018, 6:30 pm

Indigo Bridge Books & Cafe

701 P St, Suite 102

Lincoln, NE

 

 

March 8, 2018

University of Nebraska-Omaha

UNO Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center

6400 South, University Drive Road North

Omaha, NE

 

March 14, 2018, 17:30 pm

Payot Bookstore

Rue de la Confédération 7

Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

March 15, 2018, 20:30

International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights

Espace Pitoëff – Grande salle

Maison Communale de Plainpalais

Café Babel Rue de Carouge 52 – 1205

Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

March 17, 2018

Orell Füssli Bookstore

Zurich, Switzerland

 

 

March 19, 2018, 12:30-14:00

University of Edinburgh

7 Bristo Square, Lecture Theatre 1

Edinburgh EH8 9AL

Scotland

United Kingdom

 

 

March 20, 2018, 19:00 – 20:00

Waterstones

** Sponsored by the Glasgow Refugee, Asylum, and Migration Network**

153-157 Sauchiehall Street

Glasgow, Scotland

United Kingdom

 

 

March 21, 2018, 18:00-19:30

London School of Economics Middle East Centre

** With Malu Halasa and Rahaf Aldoughli **

Wolfson Theatre, Lower Ground Floor

New Academic Building

54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields

London, WC2A 3LJ

United Kingdom

 

 

March 22, 2018, 17:00-19:00

SOAS

Seminar Room, MBI Al Jaber Building

21 Russell Square

London, WC1H 0XG

United Kingdom

 

 

March 23, 2018. 15:30-17:30

University of Cambridge

** With Rania Abouzeid and The Rt Revd & the Rt Hon Lord Dr. Rowan Williams **

Jesus College, Frankopan Hall

Cambridge

United Kingdom

 

 

April 11, 2018, 2:45-3:30 pm

SUNY-Geneseo

Geneseo, NY

 

 

April 16, 2018, 5:30-7:30 pm

Benedictine University

Goodwin Hall 321

5700 College Road

Lisle, IL

 

 

April 29, 2018, 2:00-300 pm

Art Institute of Chicago

Panel Discussion: Living Histories from Syria, Lebanon, and the Middle East

Fullerton Hall

111 S Michigan Ave

Chicago, IL

 

 

May 9, 2018, 6:00-7:00 pm

Seminary Co-op

** With Chris Blattman**

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Chicago, IL

 

 

May 24, 2018, 10:00-12:00

DePaul University

Panel at the conference “Middle East Crises Beyond the Headlines”

Student Center Room 314B

2250 N. Sheffield Ave

Chicago, IL 60614

 

 

May 26, 2018, 3:00-5:00 pm

Loyola University Museum of Art

With the exhibit, “Gregory Beals: They Arrived Last Night,” photographs of the refugee experience

820 N. Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL

 

June 9, 2018:

Printers Row Lit Fest

Time and location to be determined, see https://printersrowlitfest.org/

Chicago, IL

 

July 2, 2018:

Philipps-Universität Marburg

Marburg, Germany

 

October 1, 2018

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

October 9, 2018

University of Aarhus

Aarhus, Denmark

 

October 10, 2018

House of Literature

Oslo, Norway

 

October 11, 2018

Syrian Peace Action Centr (SPACE): The Question of Syria Annual Conference: Doomed by Hope

Oslo, Norway

 

October 12, 2018

University of Oslo

Oslo, Norway

 

October 13, 2018

Bergen Public Library

Bergen, Norway

 

 

October 16, 2018

House of Literature

Lillehammer, Norway

 

 

October 26, 2018

Northwestern University Family Weekend

Evanston, IL

 

 

November 1, 2018

Camden County College

Camden, New Jersey

 

 

November 5, 2018

Middlebury College

Middlebury, Vermont

 

 

November 7, 2018

University of Vermont

Burlington, Vermont

 

 

November 8, 2018

Nassau Presbyterian Church

Princeton, New Jersey

 

 

November 15, 2018

Northwestern-Kellogg Alumni Club of Toronto

Toronto, Canada

 

 

November 16, 2018

University of Toronto

Toronto, Canada

 

November 17, 2018

Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations Cultural Exchange and Support Initiative (NMC-CESI)

Toronto, Canada

 

 

December 5, 2018

Fundraiser for “Girl Forward”

Bookends & Beginnings

Evanston, IL

 

 

 

 

** 2017 **

 

September 19, 2017, 5:00

Smith College

Seelye Hall 106

Northampton, MA

 

 

September 20, 2017, 4:00

Harvard University

JFK School of Government, Belfer Center

Taubman Building, Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

Cambridge, MA

 

 

September 22, 2017, 12:00

M.I.T.

Millikan Room, E53-482

77 Mass. Ave,

Cambridge, MA

RSVP required: ksearle@mit.edu

 

 

September 26, 2017, 6:30

Busboys and Poets

** In conversation with Shiyam Galyon **

14th & V

Washington, DC

 

 

September 27, 2017, 4:30

American University

Mary Graydon Ctr, #5

4400 Mass Ave, NW

Washington, DC

 

 

September 28, 2017, 5:30

The George Washington University

** In conversation with Omar Dahi, Jeffrey Isaac, Jillian Schwedler, Lisa Wedeen, and Marc Lynch **

1957 E St NW, #505

Washington, DC

 

 

October 1, 2017, 1:00-1:45

Chicago Book Expo

** In conversation with Lina Sergie Attar and Danny Postel **

Columbia College

1104 South Wabash

Chicago, IL

 

 

October 2, 2017, 12:00-1:30

Northwestern University – MENA Mondays

Kresge Hall 1-515

1880 Campus Drive

Evanston, IL

 

 

October 2, 2017, 6:00-7:15

Evanston Public Library

1703 Orrington Ave

Evanston, IL

 

 

October 5, 2017, 6:30-8:30

Western Illinois University

Heritage Room, University Union

Macomb, IL

 

 

October 15, 2017, 1:00-3:00

Guild Literary Complex & Chicago City of Refuge

** In conversation with Lucina Kathmann **

Loyola University

Piper Hall, 970 W. Sheridan Rd

Chicago, IL

 

 

October 23, 2017, 12:00

Columbia University

Institute of War & Peace Studies

420 W. 118th St., #1302

New York, NY


 

October 24, 2017, 5:00

New York University

Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies

255 Sullivan Street

New York, NY

 

 

October 25, 2017, 4:30

Princeton University

Robertson Hall Room 016

20 Prospect Avenue

Princeton, NJ

 

 

October 26, 2017, 6:00-8:00

Rutgers University

15 Seminary Place, Room AB 1100

New Brunswick, NJ

 

 

October 27, 2017, 7:00

Bluestockings

** With Molly Crabapple **

172 Allen Street

New York, NY

 

 

November 2, 2017, 4:00

Tulane University

Rogers Memorial Chapel

New Orleans, LA

 

 

November 7, 2017, 6:00 reception, 6:30 talk

American Islamic College

640 W. Irving Park Rd.

Chicago IL

 

 

November 13, 2017, 5:30 registration, 6:00 program followed by reception

Philadelphia World Affairs Council

** In conversation with Craig Snyder **

Penn Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology

 3260 South Street

Philadelphia, PA

 

 

November 15, 2017, 7:00

Midtown Scholar Bookstore

1302 North Third St

Harrisburg, PA

 

 

November 16, 2017, 12:30

Temple University

 821 – Women’s Studies Lounge, Anderson Hall

1835 N. 12th St, Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

 

November 17, 2017, 7:30

Head House Books

619 South 2nd St

Philadelphia, PA