25 Years

Salim Bachi Events

Date: 
Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:00am
Event Location: 
Folwell Hall

Please join us for these exciting events with French Algerian writer Salim Bachi on Friday, October 27

 

Workshop (in English) on the novel Tuez-les tous (Kill them all) dealing with 9/11

Friday, October 27, 10am – 11:30am, Folwell Hall 113

 

Public Lecture (in English) on the influence of American literature on his writing

Friday, October 27 2pm – 3:30pmFolwell Hall 112

 

Refreshments will be served at both events.

 

These events are co-sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Studies, the African Studies Initiative, the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change and the Department of English and the Department of History.

 

Bio

Salim Bachi is a Franco-Algerian writer born in 1971. In 2001, he published his first novel, Le chien d’Ulysse, which received the Prix Goncourt du Premier roman (one of the most prestigious literary awards in France). Since then he has published a collection of short stories, an autobiographical novel, and eight novels that garnered much attention from the media and scholars. He has held a number of residencies, including at the Académie de France in Rome and at University College Cork (Ireland). His novels have been translated into English, Arabic, German, Italian, Greek, and Swedish. Most recently he published Dieu, Allah, moi et les autres (God, Allah, I and the Rest).