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CANADIAN LAUNCH OF THE CONFLICT OVER THE CONFLICT
Kenneth S. Stern in Conversation with Indira Naidoo-Harris
November 19th at 7:30 P.M.
JSpaceCanada and New Jewish Press present the Canadian Launch of Kenneth S. Stern’s newest book: The Conflict Over the Conflict: The Israel/Palestine Campus Debate. Stern’s book chronicles the divisive and toxic nature of the Israel-Palestine debate on today’s college and university campuses. The Conflict Over the Conflict examines attempts from each 'side' to censor the other rather than engaging with competing narratives or challenging ideas. According to Stern, the campus is the best place to navigate Israel-Palestine discourse and help future generations engage more meaningfully around this important topic. The Conflict over the Conflict shows how this is possible.
Join us on November 19th at 7:30pm for this timely event which serves as the plenary program for JSpaceCanada’s 2020 Annual General Meeting Webinar Series. A moderated discussion facilitated by Indira Naidoo-Harris will be followed by a Q&A period.
University of Toronto Press has graciously provided a discount code you can use to purchase the book. Using their website, apply the code STERN2020 upon checking out and receive a discounted price.
Kenneth S. Stern is the director of the Bard Center for the Study of Hate. An attorney and award-winning author, he was the American Jewish Committee's expert on antisemitism for 25 years. He has argued before the United States Supreme Court, testified before Congress and served as the lead drafter of The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism.
Indira Naidoo-Harris is a trusted public leader, policy-maker, journalist and advocate. Currently serving as the AVP of Diversity & Human Rights at the University of Guelph, Naidoo-Harris is working to foster a culture of inclusion by leading discussion and education efforts about inclusivity, equity and accessibility. She is a former Ontario cabinet minister, well-known journalist and human rights advocate. Elected in 2014 as Halton’s MPP, she held several cabinet posts, including Ontario’s first ever Minister of the Status of Women, and Minister of Education.
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