Feb. 24-28: Awareness week

Student groups team up for "Israeli Apartheid Week"

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4:23 p.m., Feb. 21, 2014--Three registered student organizations at the University of Delaware -- Students for Justice in Palestine, Delaware African Students Association (DASA) and Amnesty International at UD -- are teaming up to host "Israeli Apartheid Week," an international week of awareness on the Newark campus.

The following events are scheduled:

Events Stories

Sept. 3: Sculptor to discuss work

Visiting scholar Cameron Hockenson will discuss his work during a lecture to be held at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, in Room 101 of the University of Delaware's Studio Arts Building.

Sept. 3-Dec. 7: 'Delaware Awake!'

A new exhibition titled "Delaware Awake! World War I at Home and Abroad" will run from Sept. 3 through Dec. 7 at the University of Delaware's Old College West Gallery.

Monday, Feb. 24: Information booth in the Trabant University Center from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; and a documentary screening and discussion in the basement lounge of Warner Hall from 7-9 p.m.;

Tuesday, Feb. 25: Petition signing in the Trabant University Center from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; and a screening of Five Broken Cameras in the lounge of Brown Residence Hall from 7-9 p.m.;

Wednesday, Feb. 26: Display of a replica of the "Apartheid Wall" at a time and location to be announced; and a screening of the award-winning film The Wall at 7 p.m. in the lounge of Brown Residence Hall;

Thursday, Feb. 27: Information session on the movement to boycott, divest and sanction Israel from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Trabant University Center; and 

Friday, Feb. 28: Lecture by world-renowned activists Max Blumenthal and David Sheen on "Israeli Treatment of African Refugees" from 6-8 p.m., at a location to be announced. 

More information is available on the Students for Justice in Palestine's Facebook page

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