Palestine & The Public Intellectual: Honoring Edward Said

Wednesday, October 30, 2013  7:00pm Low Memorial Library


Center for Palestine Studies

Institute for Research in African American Studies

Department of Anthropology

Middle East Institute

Heyman Center for the Humanities

Institute for Research on Women and Gender

Center for International History

Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race

Institute for Comparative Literature and Society

The Center for Palestine Studies presents

Judith Butler & Cornel West in conversation on the topic of "Palestine & The Public Intellectual: Honoring Edward Said."

Moderator: James Schamus, Professor of Professional Practice, School of the Arts at Columbia University

With an introduction by Lila Abu Lughod, Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University

Doors open at 6pm

This event is now full but can be viewed on Livestream at this link.




  • Cornel West

    Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice

    Union Theological Seminary

  • Judith Butler

    Maxine Elliot Professor

    University of California, Berkeley

  • James Schamus

    Professor of Professional Practice, Film Division, School of the Arts

    Columbia University

  • Lila Abu-Lughod

    Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science

    Columbia University


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