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Amanda Roraback

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2008

March

March 8- California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS)
                  Women in Islam

2007

December

December 1 - National Council for Social Studies (NCSS)
                   (time tba)
                   "My Classmate is a Terrorist!" Exposing
                   Stereotypes about Islam and the Middle East

November

November 7 -- Univ. of San Diego, Continuing Education
                     
Long Beach
                     "Incorporating Current Events into the
                     Classroom"

October

October 30 -- Univ. of San Diego, Continuing Education
                     
West Los Angeles
                     "Incorporating Current Events into the
                     Classroom"

October 11 -- Univ. of San Diego, Continuing Education
                    
Pomona
                     "Incorporating Current Events into the
                     Classroom"

October 4 -- Univ. of San Diego, Continuing Education
                    
Torrance
                     "Incorporating Current Events into the
                     Classroom"

September

September 29 -- Southern Calif. Social Sciences Association
                          (SCSSA) Conference
                     "L.A. Teaching Social Studies Using Our
                     Community"

September 26 -- Univ. of San Diego, Continuing Education
                      Monterrey Park
                     "Incorporating Current Events into the
                     Classroom"

April

April 15 - Center for Inquiry, West, Los Angeles
                   (10 am and 4:30)
                   The Theft of Islam: How Fundamentalists
                   Turned a Revolutionary Remedy for Injustice
                   into a Tool for War, Intolerance and Sexism.
                  
OPEN 

March

March 4 - California Council for the Social Studies
                   Oakland, CA
                   The World in a Nutshell: Focus on the
                   Middle East 

2006

November

November 16 - The Atwater League (10 a.m)
                Whither Iraq: Five State-Building Scenarios

August

August 28 - Edendale Library (Echo Park) (6:30)
                
(213) 207-3000              
                 Iran in a Nutshell
                 (OPEN) 

May, 2006

May 31 - So. California Social Studies
             Assoc, SCSSA (6:30-8:30 p.m.)
             A Night in Afghanistan featuring
             Khaled Hosseini's novel, The Kite Runner

May 22  - Career Day
             South Pasadena Unified School Dist. (11:30)
             Speaker: Pursuing a Career in Publishing

May 2 - Long Beach City College (7:15 pm)
            The Middle East in a Nutshell

April, 2006

Apr. 13  -  Rotary Club, Thousand Oaks (12 noon)
                Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell

2005

JANUARY, 2005

Jan. 13  -  Rotary Club, Thousand Oaks (12 noon)
                Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell

MARCH, 2005

Mar 15 - Medical Fraternity, Bel Age Hotel (6:30 pm)
              Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell
             
OPEN

Mar 19 - History Day LA (CSUN)
              (volunteer)

Mar 24 - Duttons, Beverly Hills (7 pm)
              Afghanistan in a Nutshell (Kite Runner)
              OPEN

Mar. 31 - Lions Club, Santa Monica (12 noon)
               Islam in a Nutshell

APRIL, 2005

April 14 -- Santa Monica High School
                Kite Runner (Afghanistan)

April 21 - Duttons, Beverly Hills (time tba)
                Iran in a Nutshell (Reading Lolita in Tehran)
                OPEN

April 22 - Santa Monica Library (7pm)
                Introduction, film "Kandahar"
                OPEN

April 23 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books (10:00)
               Moderator, Panel -- Scheherazade's
               Daughters: Women in the Middle East

              
OPEN

April 30 County Los Angeles Public Library -Central Region
              Montebello Community Room (2-4)
              (323) 722 6551
              Islam in a Nutshell
             
OPEN

MAY, 2005

May 2 - Discussion Group, Borders Santa Monica (7pm)
             Kite Runner (Afghanistan)
             OPEN

May 3 -- Career Day
             South Pasadena Unified School Dist. (11:30)
             Speaker: Pursuing a Career in Publishing 

May 5 - Discussion Group, Santa Monica College (11:15 am)
             Library Room 193
             Kite Runner (Afghanistan)
             OPEN

May 6-8 - History Day California
             (Judge)

May 14 -- Baldwin Park Unified School District (3:00 pm)
               LA International:  Immigrants in the City of Angels
              
(Teaching American History)

JUNE, 2005

June 4-5 - BEA (New York City)

JULY, 2005

July 8 -- (CRF) Teaching American History (9-11 am)
            Islam in a Nutshell and
            LA International: Immigrants in the City of Angels
 

July 13 -- Venice and Marina Club (12:15)
        
LA International: Immigrants in the City of Angels

SEPTEMBER, 2005

Sept 11 -- Institute of Philosophy and the Arts (9:30 am)
             Fostering understanding in the face of conflict:  
              Why they hate us and why we don't get it

OCTOBER, 2005

Oct. 19-- LACMA Art for All Program (10 am)
             Islam: Art and Culture

NOVEMBER, 2005

Nov. 17-- University High School Assembly (11 am)
             Oil? Politics? Power?: The Conflict in the
            Middle East in a Nutshell

2004

FEBRUARY, 2004

Feb. 26  -  Lions Club, Burbank (Noon)
                 Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell

MARCH, 2004

Mar. 4  -  Lions Club, Santa Monica (Noon)
               Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell

Mar. 4  -  Cal State University, Northridge (5 pm)
               Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell
               OPEN -- Whitsett Room, CSUN

Mar. 9  - Vromans Bookstore, Pasadena (7 pm)
              Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell
              OPEN

Mar. 15  -  Kiwanis (Noon)
                 Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell

Mar. 16  -  Rotary Club (Noon)
                 Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell

Mar. 20 -  History Day L.A., CSUN (all-day event)

Mar. 26  -  Lions Club (Noon)
                 Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell

APRIL, 2004

Apr. 7  -  Lions Club Redondo Beach (Noon)
              Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell

Apr. 8  -  Barnes and Noble, Las Vegas (Eve)
               Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell
               OPEN

Apr. 28  - Venice Library (6 pm)
               Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell
                OPEN

MAY, 2004

May 1  -  Woodland Hills Library (11 am)
               Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell
                OPEN

May 1  -  Hollywood Library (2 pm)
               Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell
                OPEN

May 2 -- IV Women's Group (6pm)
              Topic:  Design for a Blissful Life

May 15  -  Memorial Library (2 pm)
               Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell
                 OPEN

May 17  -  Porter Ranch Library (6:30 pm)
                 Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell
                 OPEN

May 20  -  Baldwin Park Unified School District (eve)
                 Topic:  The Middle East and US Policy

JUNE, 2004

Jun. 1-6  -  Book Expo, Chicago

Jun. 12  -  Echo Park Library (3 pm)
                 Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell
                 OPEN

JULY, 2004

Jul. 28  -  Rotary Club, Westlake Village (12 noon)
                Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell

AUGUST, 2004

Aug. 4  -  Kiwanis, Westlake Village (7 am)
                Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell

OCTOBER, 2004

Oct. 2-3 - New York is Book Country

Oct. 23 -- Writing Out Loud, Jazz Bakery (1pm)
               Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell

NOVEMBER, 2004

Nov. 4  -  Assistant's League
               Elections and the Middle East



 

 

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