Academe is hosting day-long Middle Eastern conference

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart January 24, 2017

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Academe of the Oaks, a private high school in Decatur, invites those interested in learning more about Middle Eastern viewpoints to their conference, “Awakening Our Hearts and Minds: Critical Perspectives on Israel/Palestine, Syria” on Feb. 4.

According to Academe, the event will include “thought-provoking commentary and discussion and critical perspectives on current issues in the Middle East.”

Experts on issues such as Islamophobia and anti-Semitism will be sharing their knowledge as well as solutions for how to behave on the community level.

The conference lasts from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tickets are sold at $10 for students and $25 for adults, which covers “attendance to the keynote speech, panels, workshops, and lunch.”

Tickets along with the list of guest speakers can be found at Contact Sara Porch at 630.299.9017 or with further questions.

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