Past Event

Palestinian Queer Activists Talk Politics

Palestinian activist Ghadir Shafei and Jerusalem-based activist Haneen Maikey will discuss the questions, goals, beliefs and dreams of the Palestinian Queer movement and what it has in common with LGBTQ movements throughout the world. Come. Listen. Learn. Act. Connect.

Sponsored by: Gender and Women’s Studies (UIC), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (UIC), English Department (UIC), International Studies Program (UIC), Students for Justice in Palestine (UIC), Chancellors’ Committee on the Status of LGBT Issues, Southwest Youth Collaborative, Arab Jewish Partnership, Affinity Community Services, American Friends, Services Committee, Committee for Justice and Peace in Israel and Palestine, African Americans for Peace and Justice in Palestine/Israel, Students for Justice in Palestine (Art Institute), The Public Square at the Illinois Humanities Council, and Jane Addams Hull-House Museum (UIC)

Free and open to the public.  For more information, call 312.422.5580. 

If you need a sign interpreter or require other arrangements to fully participate, please call 312.422.5580. For parking locations near the facility, please visit