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PEN World Voices Festival at NYU: Opening Panel: Discussing Diaspora

Friday, May 8, 2015, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

at Glucksman Ireland House

Kick off the PEN World Voices Festival at NYU with a collection of writers participating throughout the day in a variety of venues around NYU. In this panel, a group of distinguished international authors discuss their thoughts on the Diaspora. Featuring Rashidah Ismaili (born in Benin, living in NYC), Abdourahman Waberi (born in Djibouti, living in DC), Kerry Young (born in Jamaica to a Chinese father and mother of mixed Chinese-African heritage, now living in the UK), and Cormac James (born in Ireland, now living in France) among others. Moderated by Eric Banks, Director of the New York Institute for the Humanities.

Immediately followed by book sales and live music on Washington Mews, just outside Glucksman Ireland House NYU.

PenNewLogo.jpgPEN World Voices Festival at NYU of International Literature, New York City 2015. For its 11th anniversary, join us for a wide range of events, including debates, one-on-one conversations, participatory workshops and performances in venues throughout the city. www.worldvoicesfestival.org.

Free admission.

RSVP required. Space is limited. Please RSVP by submitting the form below, or by calling 212-998-3950 (option 3) or by emailing ireland.house@nyu.edu, except for the Blarney Star Concert Series which does not accept reservations.

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