“I grew up in Iran, but I was from Iraq. Then I came here, to America, and I still continuedRead more
Vanessa Cornett-Murtada & Salam Murtada, University of St. Thomas
This interactive workshop will facilitate discussion, foster creative thinking, and present new ideas about the use of music to build peace in the Middle East. Our goals are to create dialogue and find a common ground between the people of Israel and Palestine, to use native folk tunes in new musical compositions, and to engage people in the peace process at a young age to counteract potential negative cultural conditioning. Participants should come prepared to listen to and participate in music for peace, and to brainstorm ways in which we can build global understanding between conflicting nations and cultures in the twenty-first century.
Date: March 3, 2012
Time: 10:45 am
Location: Augsburg College (more info here)