9 January, 2013

Seattle, WA

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Search for Meaning Book Festival
Keynote Speaker
“Our Voices Our Selves”
Location: Sullivan 105
Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Event: The World Giving Index released recently, finds the USA holding the rank of #1, #5, and #9 in the respective categories of helping a stranger, volunteering, and donating money. Most Americans achieve this status, however, from a great physical or emotional distance, and consider the “cost” to ourselves before we speak or act. What does speaking for Palestinians have to do with speaking for the people of Ferguson? As it turns out, a great deal.

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The Books:

The Books:

On Sal Mal Lane

In the tradition of In the Time of the Butterflies and The Kite Runner, a tender, evocative novel about the years leading up to the Sri Lankan civil war.

A Disobedient Girl

A Disobedient Girl is a compelling map of womanhood, its desires and loyalties, set against the backdrop of beautiful, politically turbulent, Sri Lanka.