Linfield’s ‘Pizza and Politics’ to discuss uprising in Libya

Nadia AbraibeshA discussion on the current unrest in Libya will be presented by a Linfield graduate, part of the Linfield College series “Pizza and Politics.”

The discussion will take place Thursday, April 28, at 5 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield. The presentation will be led by Nadia Abraibesh, a 2010 graduate of Linfield. After graduation, Abraibesh traveled to her father’s homeland to meet her Libyan family and refine her Arabic. During her stay in Libya, she experienced the uprising first hand and will share her views. Topics will include life under Gaddafi, and life as the uprising began in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. The event is sponsored by the Political Science Department and the International Programs Office. For more information call 503-883-2222.