Tonight, A Room of One’s Own Bookstore welcomes Sandy Althomsons to read from and talk about her book “Inside a Refugee Crisis: My Time in South Sudan.” Althomsons has been an epidemiologist with Doctors Without Borders since 2008 and spent the summer of 2013 in a refugee camp of South Sudan. All proceeds from sales of this book go to support Doctors Without Borders. This is tonight at 6pm at the bookstore, 315 West Gorham. For more info, call 608-257-7888.
Tomorrow night is a Palestinian cultural evening featuring spoken word artist and poet Remi Kanazi, and traditional Palestinian “debke” folk dancing performed by the Milwaukee Students for Justice in Palestine dance troupe. The event is in connection with the Voices for Peace and Justice in the Holy Land conference which opens today. This free event is presented by UW-Madison Students for Justice in Palestine with support from Associated Students of Madison. This is Friday at 7:30pm at the Lowell Center, 610 Langdon Street. For more info, call 608-520-2039.