"We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced."
"Let us pick up our books and our pens."..."They are our most powerful weapons. One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world." -Malala Yousafzai
COLLEGE PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
- Monday, October 6 - Friday, October 31, at the SAC Nealley Library (first floor, Building L). The Nealley Library proudly presents Orange County Civil Rights: A History of an Enduring Struggle for Equality, an OC Human Relations traveling exhibit celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. Exhibit is available for viewing: Mon-Thurs 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Fri 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Click here for a virtual tour of the exhibit and view The Civil Rights Act - 50 Years of Change in Orange County, a 10:23 minute documentary created by OC Human Relations and videographer Eli Reyna.
- March 17, 23, 24 & 26, Associated Student Government presents Girl Rising, a moving documentary showcasing the "strength of the human spirit" as portrayed by nine extraordinary young girls from different parts of the globe.
- March 17, 18, 25 & 26, The Learning Center (U-202) invites you to Take a Break with Malala.
- March 24 - June 4, The Learning Center (U-202) invites you to "Speak out for your education!" Check out the Learning Center "Malala Wall" located in the hallway outside of U-202. Post your thoughts. In a few words tell everyone what your education means to you. Read what others have written.
- Thursday, April 2, The Puente Program of Santa Ana College presents A Celebration of Women: Stories of Survival & Empowerment. Location: VL (Village) 110, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 27, The Teaching Learning Committee and the Nealley Library present STAND UP and SPEAK UP for EDUCATION!, a testimonial forum consisting of student panelists and audience participation. Location: Phillips Hall, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Refer to program and handout.
Most college wide programs and events related to this year's selection will take place during the Spring 2015 semester. When available, the Spring 2015 Book of the Year Calendar of Events will be posted here.
- Adult Secondary Education and Adult Basic Education, SAC/SCE
- BUS 150
- EMLS 107
- EMLS 110
- School of Continuing Education
AVAILABILITY OF COPIES
The Nealley Library has purchased copies of the book for 2-week loans. Stop by the library Reference Desk to borrow a copy! You may also wish to check Library Links for additional copies owned by local public libraries.
NEALLEY LIBRARY RESOURCES
Search the library catalog for print and online resources related to themes of the book. Students and staff of our college have 24/7 access to ebooks and full-text periodical articles. Please call (714) 564-6708 during our library hours of operation, or stop by the Nealley Library Reference Desk for assistance.
- Struggling for Survival in Swat, "Fighting in the Swat valley between the Pakistani army and Taleban militants has almost completely destroyed the communications network and links with the rest of the country. Tens of thousands of people have fled the area, but there are some who have not been able to escape. One female student in the town of Saidu Sharif has managed to send e-mails to the BBC News website describing the struggle to survive." BBC World News, May 17, 2009.
- Diary of a Pakistani Girl - The following are "extracts of Malala's (then-anonymous) entries for BBC World News which first appeared on BBC Urdu online. As a seventh grade schoolgirl living in north-western Pakistan Malala documented her feelings and observations in a diary after Taleban militants ordered the closing of schools "as part of an edict banning girls' education. The ban was lifted in February, but before it was revoked militants seeking to impose their austere interpretation of Sharia law destroyed about 150 schools within a year."
- Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl (i) "Five more schools were blown up despite a government pledge to safeguard education. Here, a Pakistani seventh grade schoolgirl (Malala) from Swat chronicles how the ban has affected her and her classmates."
- Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl (ii) "News of further attacks and a Taleban invitation to public floggings appears in the latest extracts of the diary."
- Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl (iii) "In this extract of her diary written in part from the relative safety of Islamabad, she chronicles her first impressions of the city after arriving from Swat and events leading up to her family's departure."
- Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl (iv) "Many are opting to flee from Swat on foot with no belongings. This fourth extract of her diary is written during and after her return home from the relative safety of Islamabad."
- Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl (v) "This extract takes in the latest Sharia law deal between the government and the militants."
- Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl (vi) "This extract covers the days after the Sharia law deal was made between the government and the militants."
- Christiane Amanpour Interviews "The Bravest Girl in the World" (Transcript)
- The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Extended Interview: Malala Yousafzai (Oct 10, 2013, length 16:10 minutes) "In this exclusive, unedited interview, "I Am Malala" author Malala Yousafzai remembers the Taliban's rise to power in her Pakistani hometown and discusses her efforts to campaign for equal access to education for girls. Malala Yousafzai also offers suggestions for people loking to help out overseas and stresses the importance of education." Watch the entire interview at www.thedailyshow.com
- Full Interview with Malala Yousafzai, Christiane Amanpour, Cable News Network (CNN) (Oct 21, 2013, length 54.20 minutes) "Last year at this time the Taliban asked, which one is Malala?, "now the whole world knows which one is Malala."
- A Conversation with Pakistani Education Advocate Malala Yousafzai. All Things Considered, Oct 18, 2013, Literature Resource Center. Web. 26 July 2014. Audio file, Broadcast transcript, Interview. To listen to this broadcast, click here: Play audio
- Malala Yousafzai Addresses United Nations Assembly (length 17:42 minutes) An advocate for every child's right to education, Malala Yousafzai celebrated her 16th birthday on Friday, July 12, 2013, by giving her first high-level public appearance and statement on the importance of education at the United Nations Youth Assembly.
NEWS DOCUMENTARIES on MALALA
- Lost Generation in Swat Valley (length 7:42 minutes) Adam B. Ellick's November 10, 2010, New York Times' film documenting the Pakistani government's inability to "rebuild any of the 159 destroyed schools that were bombed by the Taliban. As a result, students are furious."
- Swat School Part 1: Class Dismissed in Swat Valley: The Death of Female Education February 22, 2009 (length 13:33 minutes) a short documentary filmed on February 22, 2009 by Adam B. Ellick, The New York Times correspondent who profiles Malala as an 11-year old Pakistani girl on the last day before the Taliban closed down her school.
- Class Dismissed: Malala Yousafzai Story, the Pakistani Girl Shot in Taliban Attack (length 32:20 minutes) This 2009 documentary filed by Adam B. Ellick, a New York Times correspondent, and Irfan Ashraf first brought Malala's story to the world. This was published by the New York Times on October 10, 2012. Malala was shot by a gunman on October 9, 2012.
- The Making of Malala Yousafzai: Story of Girl Shot in Taliban Attack (length 11:06 minutes) Published on October 7, 2013, "this is the follow-up news story about Malala Yousafzai as reported by Adam B. Ellick the New York Times' correspondent who created the 2009 documentary about Malala before she became an international star.
- Unbreakable: One Girl Changing the World (ABC 20/20 w/Diane Sawyer) (length 39:47 minutes) Using film and personal interviews this October 11, 2013, Special Edition documentary profiles Malala Yousafzai and "her courage against the Taliban."
- Malala Yousafzai, 16, and Her Miraculous Story of Surviving Being Shot by the Taliban (ABC News 20/20 Person of the Week), (length 4:40 minutes). Diane Sawyer's October 11, 2013, report related to Malala's condition and remarkable recovery after she was shot point blank on her face.
- Ziauddin Yousafzai: My Daughter, Malala (length 16:36 minutes) Malala's father honors his daughter Malala as he recounts the injustices, cruelty and abuse faced by millions of girls and women throughout the world due to the "Code of Honor." Published on March 24, 2014. "Pakistani educator Ziauddin Yousafzai reminds the world of a simple truth that many don't want to hear: Women and men deserve equal opportunities for education, autonomy, an independent identity."
NEWS DOCUMENTARIES and ARTICLES ON THE TTP (the Tehrik-i-Taliban, the Pakistani Taliban)
- History of the Pakistani Taliban(length 2:32 minutes). In this 2012 news video clip, CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney reports on the TTP (Tehrik-i-Taliban), its origins and its leaders.
- Who are the Pakistani Taliban? In this Oct 17, 2012, CNN World article, news reporter Ben Brumfiled distinguishes the TTP (Tehrik-i-Taliban) from "the Taliban" and discusses the roots of the TTP.
PAKISTAN - Country Information
- Country Studies - Pakistan The Country Studies Series presents a "description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world"
- Factmonster - Pakistan Country-related information from Information Please.
- The World Factbook - Pakistan This database sponsored by the Central Intelligence Agency provides a map and general information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues" on Pakistan and other nations.
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO
- Nigeria's Boko Haram "More Extreme than Al-Qaida," Journalist Says, Fresh Air, (length 36:30 minutes) July 16, 2014. Journalist Alex Perry who wrote, The Hunt for Boko Haram: Investigating the Terror Tearing Nigeria Apart a new e-book, "says Boko Haram doesn't have logical reasons for the atrocious acts it commits."
- With Airport Attack, Pakistani Taliban Show Off Their Reach, Parallels, June 9, 2014. "Krishnadev Calamur reports that the Pakistani Taliban aren't nearly as well-known as the Afghan Taliban, but they've carried out many major attakcs, such as the shooting of Malala Yousafzai, and have further destabilized Pakistan."
- Educating Girls: Big Payoff for $45 A Year, Tell Me More, (length 11:08 minutes) May 15, 2014. "Girls without an education are six times more likely to marry young than those who've finished high school, according to a new report from the World Bank Group." Guest host, Celeste Headlee.
- Malala Yousafzai's Hope is Stronger Than Ever, Tell Me More, (length 17:51 minutes) December 31, 2013. "A year after she was shot by the Taliban, Malala Yousafzai was back spreading her message about educating girls around the world. Malala, and her father Ziauddin Yousafzai, talk with host Michel Martin about their hope for Pakistan's future. This segment originally aired Oct. 15, 2013."
- Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban Transported to U.K., All Things Considered, (length 5:35 minutes) October 1, 2012. Philip Reeves reports that "the 15-year-old Pakistani school girl shot by the Taliban has been flown to the United Kingdom for treatment. Malala Yousafzai leaves behind her a country that is full of outrage and disgust over the attack. Yet the reaction to her shooting is much more complicated than that."
MALALA'S GLOBAL INFLUENCE & CAMPAIGNS
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