Trinity College (CT)
<Linda Sarsour> What Linda means to us and the hateful attacks on her. That's the question of my report in AlterNet, thanks to Jan Frel. It responds to the nasty essay by Dov Hikind in the New York Daily News. You can read my report here: http://www.alternet.org/world/linda-sarsour-resistance-hero.
Thanks to Max, Akiva Eldar and Elisabeth Bumiller for their stories on Hikind, and to Linda for spending time talking to me and letting me shadow her. Thanks to Monte Belmonte and Bill Newman for having us on WHMP, to Lisa Armstrong for Linda's the visit to Smith College and Laura Briggs fo
<driven by her heart> Asked in 2011 about her work as an activist, Linda Sarsour said, 'There are many times when throughout all the difficulties, obstacles, and current events, I question my life choices. I do that only because I am human, but my heart always steps in and reassures my fatigued mind that I have made the right choices.'
This week, Linda will be giving three talks along the Connecticut River. The week begins at Smith College on Wednesday evening, when she will speak, thanks to Lisa Armstrong, at 7pm at Weinstein Auditorium on 'Intersectionality in the Streets: Resistance in
<Save the Date> The one and only Linda Sarsour will be at Trinity College on April 25. We've reserved one of the largest rooms on campus, and yet we fear that there might not be enough space to accommodate the people who would like to come see her speak.
So, be ready: https://www.facebook.com/events/1802160600047038/
Nevertheless, She Persisted: Resistance in the Trump Era
Linda Sarsour--Women's March on Washington Organizer
Hosted by Women's March CT - We March On
Thu Apr 27th 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Trinity College Mather Hall, 300 Summit St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
<Colombia> This week, at Trinity College, we are hosting one of my favorite contemporary writers, the Colombian novelist and travel writer Santiago Gamboa. If you live in the area, and are free on Wednesday, I hope you'll swing by and listen to his lecture. It will reflect on his time in India. In his novel - Night Prayers - Santiago meditates on the tree outside the Mexican embassy, where Octavio Paz lived and worked and of which he had written movingly. Sitting in his balcony in the Embassy, Paz had written of Delhi,
You were covered with poems
your whole body was writing