“Migrants Through Time”: An Insight Into the Female Diasporic Voice

Talk

WHEN October 5, 2021
7-8:30pm WHERE Zoom Webinar WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

This talk discusses the role of place in diasporic literature and the universality of women's voices. Who can speak for whom? What role do distance and diasporic privilege play? Does nostalgia take on dangerous potential, and does it really matter if writing is about the confluence of one's imagination and memory?

Time: 7:00pm Gulf Standard Time
            11:00am Eastern Daylight Time
 
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Speakers
  • Saba Khan, Author, "Skyfall" (Bloomsbury, 2020); Instructor of Social Science, NYUAD
  • Sabyn Javeri, Author, "Hijabistan" (Harper Collins, 2019); Senior Lecturer of Writing, NYUAD
In conversation with
  • Tishani Doshi, Associate Professor of Practice, Literature and Creative Writing, NYUAD

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