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MARCH 10, 2013

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  • Spring break; no classes, university offices open Monday through Friday
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AFTER MARCH 10

      • Wed 03/20/13
        8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      • "The Invisible Men" film screening and discussion with the director
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 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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      • Thu 03/21/13
        2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Holocaust Studies Forum Lecture: Omer Bartov
      • Butler Board Room
      • This lecture is part of the Holocaust Studies Forum by the Jewish Studies Program, Department of History, and US Holocaust Memorial Museum. The Holocaust Studies Forum connects top scholars in the field of Holocaust research with American University students and the broader public through a series of lectures and discussions.
        For this lecture Omer Bartov will be presenting a talk titled ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Jewish 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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