BURLINGTON — Peace Vermont, Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel, and the Will Miller Social Justice Lecture Series will present a lecture by Norman Finkelstein on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Benedict Auditorium, 235 Marsh Life Sciences, at the University of Vermont. The event is free, but donations will be accepted at the door.
Finkelstein will draw from his most recent book, Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History to address the most recent developments in the Middle East, according to a press release from the event sponsors.
Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! says Beyond Chutzpah is “a must read for anyone committed to a just and enduring peace in the Middle East.”
Noam Chomsky stated, "Norman Finkelstein provides extensive details and analysis, with considerable historical depth and expert research, of a very wide range of issues concerning Israel, the Palestinians, and the U.S."
Finkelstein was born in Brooklyn in 1953. Both of his parents were Holocaust survivors. He received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics, Princeton University, for a thesis on the theory of Zionism. He currently teaches political theory at DePaul University in Chicago. He is the author of five books.
For more information on the Burlington event, call 324-3073 or 476 –3154.
Posted September 19, 2006Send Page To a Friend