"Seeing Both Sides"
JUNE 5, 2003
LESLEY UNIVERSITY, MARRAN THEATER
A symposium exploring the complexities of the Israeli-Palestinian situation and recognizing the suffering, fears, aspirations and hopes of all people in the region. Presenters shared creative and arts-based approaches to building understanding and empathic bridges between peoples.
Dr. Dan Baron, Professor of Psychology, Ben Gurion University
"A Psychosocial Perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict."
Dr. Kayed Khalil, Board member of the American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salaam
"A Personal Perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian Situation."
Dr. Julia Byers, Professor and Director of Expressive Therapy, Lesley University
"Hidden Borders, Open Borders:The Role of the Arts in the Palestinian/ Israeli Context."
Dr. Cynthia Cohen, Director of Coexistence Outreach and International Collaborations at Brandeis University
"Promoting Coexistence and Reconciliation through Culture and the Arts"
Irit Halperin, Ph.D. student, Lesley University
"A Mother Wandering"
SEEING BOTH SIDES: POETRY READING at 7:30 PM
Sponsored by the Division of International & Collaborative Programs, Lesley University.