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Belknap Global Conversation: A Tale of Refugees in Berlin

Jenny Erpenbeck, novelist and Deborah Amos, Ferris Professor of Journalism

October 10, 2017 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

Humanities Council Program of Belknap Visitors; Co-Sponsor - Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication

The fall 2017 Belknap Global Conversation presented by the Humanities Council will feature German novelist Jenny Erpenbeck in conversation with Deborah Amos, NPR News and Ferris Professor of Journalism. Erpenbeck will read from her latest work, Go , Went, Gone, reviewed recently in the New Yorker.

Winner of the Hans Fallada Prize and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for The End of Days, Jenny Erpenbeck was born in East Berlin in 1967 and began her career as an opera director. New Directions also publishes her books The Old Child & Other Stories, The Book of Words, and Visitation.

This event is free and open to the public; a reception will follow.

 

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