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"Occupation in the Age of Obama": Panel Discussions at Pomona College Featuring DemocracyNow! Co-Host Anjali Kamat

On Friday December 4, Anjali Kamat, producer and co-host of the national radio program DemocracyNow!, will be the keynote speaker for a symposium discussion on “Occupation in the Age of Obama.” Her talk begins at 1 pm.

Kamat, an independent radio and print journalist from south India, has lived in Egypt and Jordan and reported on movements for justice across the Middle East and South Asia. She graduated from Pomona in 2000.

The symposium also includes two panel discussions. At 2:30 p.m., "Bringing you the voices of the voiceless: Occupation in Pakistan, Palestine, & Afghanistan," will be the topic of guests from Radio Intifada and KPFK Radio.

At 4 pm, speakers from the South Asian Network will focus on "Health, Empowerment, & Solidarity: Occupation at Home - Targeting South Asian & Middle Eastern Americans."

The symposium will be held in the Pomona College Smith Campus Center, Rose Hills Theatre (170 E. Sixth St., Claremont).

This event is sponsored by: the Pomona College Public Events Committee, Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies, Pomona College History Department, Asian American Resource Center, Pomona Religious Studies Department, Scripps Associated Students, and the students of the course ASAM 134.