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 – 3:30pm, Folwell 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.
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).