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Feb 22 2024

What the World’s Silence Says


February 22, 2024

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM America/Chicago


101 Taft Hall


826 S Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60607


FREE & open to the public

Tan background with a field of poppies rising upward. In the lower corner foreground is an image of a young bearded man in a grey t-shirt looking off into the distance.

Yahya Ashour was born in Gaza, Palestine. He is a touring poet and an award-winning author. He published two books in Arabic, "That's Why Ryan Walks This way" (a Children's book) and "You're a Window, They're Clouds" (a poetry collection). His children's book won the Arab Children's Books Publishers Forum Award in 2022.

He's a 2022 fellow in writing at the University of lowa.

Event is organized by:

  • The Arab American Cultural Center,
  • Institute for the Humanities,
  • Social Justice Initiative,
  • Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies,
  • Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, and
  • Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine


Social Justice Initiative

Date posted

Feb 12, 2024

Date updated

Feb 12, 2024