Peter D'Auria, VTDigger

Peter D'Auria, VTDigger

Peter D'Auria is VTDigger's education reporter.

Citing safety concerns, University of Vermont cancels event with Palestinian writer

By: - October 30, 2023

The University of Vermont has canceled a lecture planned for this week featuring a Palestinian writer, saying it would be unable to ensure the safety of the event. Mohammed El-Kurd, a Palestinian poet and journalist from Jerusalem, was scheduled to speak Thursday evening at UVM’s Davis Center, according to an online listing. El-Kurd planned to discuss […]