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Muslim Journeys Book Discussion: Internment by Samira Ahmed
Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
East Lansing Public Library, Main Meeting Room
Asian Studies Center
Event Details:

Book: Internment by Samira Ahmed

Lecture by Dr. Salah Hassan and doctoral candidate Leila Tarakji (MSU Department of English)

Summary: Rebellions are built on hope.Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens.With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the internment camp's Director and his guards.Heart-racing and emotional, Internment challenges readers to fight complicit silence that exists in our society today.


Co-sponsored by East Lansing Public Library