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MARCH 18, 2013

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  • MBA 2nd Module courses begin
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AFTER MARCH 18

      • Wed 03/20/13
        8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      • "The Invisible Men" film screening and discussion with the director
      • The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
      • 'The Invisible Men' tells the story of gay Palestinians who have run away from their families and are now hiding illegally in Tel Aviv. Their stories are told through the film's heroes: Louie, 32 years old, a gay Palestinian who has been hiding in Tel Aviv for the past 8 years; Abdu, 24 years old, who was exposed as gay in Ramallah and then accused of espionage and tortured by Palestinian ...more

        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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      • Mon 04/15/13
        5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Reflections on Israel at 65: Can President Obama Revive the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process?
      • Battelle-Tompkins Atrium
      • A panel of AU professors will discuss the prospects for Israeli/Palestinian peace as well as Israel's relations with other countries in the region on the occasion of Israel's 65th Anniversary and in light of President Obama's recent trip to Israel. This student-organized event features SIS Professor Guy Ziv, SIS Adjunct Professor Dan Arbell, and SIS and Washington Semester Professor Mohamed ...more

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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      • Mon 04/22/13
        7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
      • FDR and the Jews
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • Please join Distinguished University Professors Richard Breitman and Allan Lichtman as they discuss their new book, FDR and the Jews.

        The event is free and open to the public.

        Please join us for a book signing and dessert reception after the talk.

        For more about the authors and book, please see

        -- News article and video clips: Roosevelt Neither Villain nor Hero for the Jews

        -- FDR and the ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: CAS Dean's Office

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      • Sun 09/08/13
        1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Gallery Talk: Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art
      • Katzen AU Museum
      • Gallery Talk: Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art
        September 8, 1 p.m.
        American University Museum
        Admission is free
        Join the AU Museum for a discussion about the Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art, on display through October 20.

        Image credit: Tamar Halpern, Florida, 2008. C-Print 2/3. 40 in. x 30 in. Gift of Donald Rothfeld.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Mon 09/09/13
        7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Abensohn Chair Inaugural Lecture: Dr. Derek Penslar on Theodor Herzl
      • Katzen AU Museum
      • Dr. Derek Penslar will present the first lecture about Theodor Herzl in the Seymour and Lillian Abensohn Chair Inaugural Lecture series on The Founders of Israel and their Relevance Today. Reception in Kreeger Lobby following lecture.

        Dr. Penslar is the Samuel Zacks Professor of Jewish History at the University of Toronto and the Stanley Lewis Professor of Israel Studies at Oxford University. ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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