Peace activist to speak Jan. 17 on her experiences in Palestine
Anna Baltzer, a Jewish-American author and activist, will discuss "Life in Occupied Palestine: Eyewitness Stories and Photos" in a 7 p.m. lecture Thursday, Jan. 17, in the auditorium of John R. Roach Center for the Liberal Arts.
Baltzer, a Jewish-American Columbia graduate, Fulbright scholar, International Women's Peace Service volunteer, and author of Witness in Palestine, will present slides and stories describing her experiences in the West Bank.
The talk is free and open to the public. St. Thomas sponsors are the Justice and Peace Studies Program, the Theology Department and the Luann Dummer Center for Women. Other sponsors are the Merriam Park Neighbors for Peace, Women Against Military Madness, the Coalition for Palestinian Rights, Middle East Peace Now and Pax Christi.
The John R. Roach Center for the Liberal Arts is located on the university's St. Paul campus; the auditorium is Room 126.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Burr, Justice and Peace Studies Program, (651) 962-5733.