Soft Landing Missoula Presents: Out of Syria- History, Conflict and Building a New Life

Join us for our 5th Lecture in our Soft Landing Missoula Presents Series to explore historic and present day Syria, through the eyes of refugee families in Missoula who have lived it. 

The talk will be presented by Brendan Work, Arabic teacher for the three public Missoula high schools since 2012, previously having learned the language and used it as a reporter and editor in the West Bank. Additionally he has volunteered in southern Lebanon, taken students to Morocco, and works with Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Missoula. He was educated at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and holds a master’s degree in education from the University of Montana. 

Where: UC Theater on the UM Campus

When: April 17th at 6p

Free and open to the public. 

Sponsored by these lovely UM folks:

University of Montana Global Engagement Office, UM College of Humanities and Sciences, and The Franke Global Leaders Initiative.