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Shadow and Light: Memorializing Iraqi Academics

Join us for a conversation about memory, loss, and violence — as well as art and solidarity — in the aftermath of the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq.

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January 30, 2023, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, Meyerson Conference Center, 2nd floor (Room 223)
Open to the Public
Basil al-Karji (#8) by Marcos Goymil

This panel discussion is held in connection with the Shadow and Light exhibit on view at the Fisher Fine Arts Library.

Moderator: Huda Fakhreddine, Associate Professor in Arabic literature at the University of Pennsylvania


  • Beau Beausoleil, poet, activist, and director of the Shadow and Light project
  • Yaroub Al Obaidi, Global Guide and Educator at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology
  • Zainab Saleh, Associate Professor in Anthropology at Haverford College

This event is free and open to the public; no registration is required. Co-sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Middle East Center.