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May 2019

Celebrate the launch of Intimate Ties with Peter Wortsman

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Deutsches Haus at NYU, 42 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Join us at the Deutsches House for our launch of Intimate Ties, two novellas by Robert Musil. The novel’s translator Peter Wortsman will be joined in conversation by Austrian literary scholar Kathrin Holzermeyr-Rosenfield, who translated the original text into Portuguese, and Fatima Naqvi, literary scholar and professor of German and Film Studies at Rutgers University. Writer and translator Tess Lewis will be moderating. First published in 1911, Intimate Ties is Robert Musil's second book, consisting of two novellas, "The Culmination…

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Voices of the Silenced: Scholastique Mukasonga at the PEN World Voices Festival

May 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Albertine Books, 972 5TH AVE.
New York, NY 10075 United States
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Scholastique Mukasonga belongs to a group of pioneering authors who have broken the silence and share stories of survival. Genocide in Rwanda displaced Scholastique and her family, forcing them to flee their home, first to Burundi and later to France. She has shared these experiences and captured readers through both her memoirs, Cockroaches and Barefoot Woman, as well as her novel, Our Lady of the Nile. On May 11, Scholastique will join authors Marcia Tiburi and Idra Novey in a…

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It Happened to Me: Scholastique Mukasonga at the PEN World Voices Festival

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Subculture, 45 BLEECKER ST.
New York, NY 10012 United States
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$20

Scholastique Mukasonga belongs to a group of pioneering authors who have broken the silence and share stories of survival. Genocide in Rwanda displaced Scholastique and her family, forcing them to flee their home, first to Burundi and later to France. She has shared these experiences and captured readers through both her memoirs, Cockroaches and Barefoot Woman, as well as her novel, Our Lady of the Nile. On May 11, Scholastique will share a personal testimony at the talk titled, "It Happened…

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Women’s Work: Scholastique Mukasonga at the PEN World Voices Festival

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LAXART, 7000 Santa Monica BLVD.
Hollywood, CA 90038 United States
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Scholastique Mukasonga belongs to a group of pioneering authors who have broken the silence and share stories of survival. Genocide in Rwanda displaced Scholastique and her family, forcing them to flee their home, first to Burundi and later to France. She has shared these experiences and captured readers through both her memoirs, Cockroaches and Barefoot Woman, as well as her novel, Our Lady of the Nile. On May 13, Scholastique will join author Randa Jarrar in conversation titled, "Women's Work," moderated by Associate…

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