Scholars at Risk Celebration and Lecture

Friday, Oct 20 2017 1:30 pm

Event End Time 2017-10-20 16:00
Event Location Humanities Gateway, Room 1030 4100 Humanities Gateway Irvine, CA 92697
Co-sponsors University of California, Irvine
In Event Types: Lecture Performance

The University of California, Irvine will celebrate joining the Scholars at Risk Network with an event dedicated to Turkish and Syrian scholars and students.

The event will feature a themed luncheon of Syrian and Turkish food; musical entertainment with original compositions highlighting Middle Eastern music by internationally known oud player Gabriel Lavin; and a keynote lecture by UCI professor and acclaimed author, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, who was imprisoned for his literary works in his native Kenya.

This event is free, but registration is required. Interested parties can register for the event here.