NASH MEMORIAL LECTURE, CAMPION COLLEGE
MARCH 21 2017
You don’t hear much about Omar Khadr these days, but he is alive and well, living in Edmonton with the intent of pursuing a career in nursing. At one time, in the early 2000s, he and his Canadian family were the subjects of much diplomatic activity between the United States and Canada as various groups in both countries advocated for and against his release from prison.
His journey from Afghanistan to Guantanamo Bay Prison to Edmonton, was the subject of this year’s Campion College Nash Memorial Lecture held March 21 in the University of Regina’s Education auditorium. Lecturer Dr. Arlette Zinck is an Associate Professor of English and Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Edmonton’s The King’s University. The title of the lecture was, Discerning a Path Toward hope: A Liberal Arts University’s Journey with Omar Khadr.
Khadr was 15 years old when he joined his father fighting with the Taliban against the...Read More