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Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering, Room 101

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610 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215 United States

September 2019

Scholastique Mukasonga at Boston University

September 23, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a reading and conversation with Scholastique Mukasonga. Born in Rwanda in 1956, Scholastique Mukasonga experienced from childhood the violence and humiliation of the ethnic conflicts that shook her country. In 1960, her family was displaced to the polluted and under-developed Bugesera district of Rwanda. Mukasonga was later forced to leave the school of social work in Butare and flee to Burundi. She settled in France in 1992, only two years before the brutal genocide of the Tutsi…

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