Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Lecture: Three Encounters with Elie Wiesel, Monday, November 9

Three Encounters with Elie Wiesel: The Fascination with Jewish Tales
GSU Metcalf Ballroom, 775 Commonwealth Avenue (2nd floor) 
7pm / free

Monday's talk in the Encounters series is titled  "In Our Own Time: The
Tragedy of the 'Saint Louis'".  Elie Wiesel is an active spokesman for peace
and human rights all over the world. He has worked on behalf of Soviet Jews,
the State of Israel, and Argentinian relatives of "the Disappeared." He has
spoken out for victims in Rwanda and Ethiopia, the Cambodian Boat people,
against apartheid in South Africa, in support of peace and human rights in
Central America as well as Kosovo, and most recently, on behalf of those in
the Darfur region of Sudan. No tickets are required. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that due to
security concerns, all bags are subject to inspection upon entry. An open
forum with Elie Wiesel will follow the lecture.  

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