Students Hold a Die-In While Slugs for Israel Table
As Slugs for Israel (SFI) members tabled in Quarry Plaza last Friday afternoon to stand in solidarity with Israel after several attacks against Israelis, about 10 students dressed in all-black and lay motionless on the ground next to them representing the Palestinians killed in Israel in…
‘Perspectives on Israel-Palestine’ Course Offered Through Cowell College
While Cowell Provost Faye Crosby was designing a class about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, she was often asked why the issue was relevant to UC Santa Cruz. “Some people felt it would potentially mix in politics where we maybe don’t want to mix in politics,” Crosby…
Conversation Amid Conflict
He thought they were alone on the road. The car’s feeble headlights cut through the surrounding black as it approached the small Palestinian village where he would spend the night.
It was 2003 when Dr. Phillip Hammack, currently an associate psychology professor at UCSC, traveled through Israel and the West Bank, conducting field research for his dissertation. Hammack’s research, which would later inspire his book “Narrative and the Politics of Identity,” relied on interviewing 45 Israeli and Palestinian adolescents scattered throughout the region.