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Feb. 24-28: Awareness week

Student groups team up for "Israeli Apartheid Week"


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

June 5: Blue Hen 5K

University of Delaware graduates planning to attend Alumni Weekend are encouraged to register for the annual Blue Hen 5K walk and run, which will be held Sunday morning, June 5.

June 6-9: Food and culture series

The 20th annual June Lecture Series at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UD in Wilmington will be held June 6-9. Titled 'June a la Carte,' this year's program focuses on great political documents, feminism, world politics and a Newark cuisine sampler.

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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