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Annandale-On-Hudson, NY United States

September 2023

Bachtyar Ali with Kareem Abdulrahman at Bard College

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - September 28 @ 6:30 pm
Bard College, Campus Rd
Annandale-On-Hudson, NY United States
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Iraqi Kurdish novelist Bachtyar Ali, author of┬áThe Last Pomegranate Tree, will speak with translator Kareem Abdulrahman this September as a part of Bard College's guest lecture series. Ali and Abdulrahman will reflect on the politics of translating Kurdish literature in the contemporary world, and their relationship as novelist and translator. Bachtyar Ali was born in 1966 in Sulaimaniya in northern Iraq. In 1983, he was injured during a student protest against Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath party, and the experience inspired him…

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