EVENT: Nawal El Saadawi, Fawzia Afzal Khan on struggles in Egypt&Pakistan 3/11

18.02.2011 § Leave a comment

Friday March 11th, 2011 7:30 PM

BOOK PARTY / FORUM
Revolutionary Women
Dissident Voices from Egypt & Pakistan.
Fawzia Afzal Khan, Nawal El Saadawi & Kathleen Foster

An Evening with Nawal el Saadawi and Fawzia Afzal-Khan reading from her controversial memoir of Pakistan: Lahore With Love: Growing Up With Girlfriends Pakistani Style. Followed by clips from Kathleen Foster’s award-winning documentary Afghan Women: A History of Struggle.

Fawzia Afzal-Khan will read/perform from her controversial memoir: Lahore With Love: Growing Up With Girlfriends Pakistani Style.The memoir has come under fire in Pakistan, and Syracuse University Press has withdrawn it from circulation after publishing it.

Nawal el Saadawi, internationally renowned Egyptian dissident writer and human and women’s rights activist.  Fresh from protesting in Tahrir Square, Nawal el Saadawi will be bringing us her revolutionary analysis of recent events in Egypt.

Sliding scale: $6/$10/$15
Free for Brecht Forum Subscribers
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