Lecture: Najib Joe Hakim: Home Away from Home: Little Palestine by the Bay

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
04:10 PM - 05:00 PM


Room 477, Humanities building
English Language and Literature Department
Beverly Voloshin


Najib Joe Hakim's project "Home Away from Home: Little Palestine by the Bay" juxtaposes recorded oral histories with black-and-white portraits. The project uses the resources of storytelling and image to explore the Palestinian diaspora, and in particular the ways Palestinians in the Bay Area maintain ties to their homeland while living in a country whose political culture runs counter to their personal aspirations.


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