Community Bookstore : Scholastique Mukasonga presents Igifu, with Martha Cooley

On September 23 at 7:30 pm EDT, Scholastique Mukasonga joins Community Bookstore to present her new story collection Igifu, in conversation with Martha Cooley. Co-sponsored by Adelphi University’s MFA program. This event will be translated, and will take place on Zoom. Register for free here. Igifu, translated from the French by Jordan Stump, is a…

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New York University : Scholastique Mukasonga in conversation with Laure Adler

Online Zoom Event

On September 28, Scholastique Mukasonga will join Laure Alder for the first of a series of virtual lectures on contemporary writing in French hosted by La Maison Française of New York University. The event will be free to attend, but registration is required. Born in Rwanda in 1956, Scholastique Mukasonga experienced from childhood the violence…

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Brookline Booksmith presents Scholastique Mukasonga with Maaza Mengiste, 6 pm EST

Online Event

Scholastique Mukasonga discusses her latest work of fiction with writer Maaza Mengiste. About this Event Join the Transnational Literature Series at Brookline Booksmith and City of Asylum Bookstore for a virtual event with Scholastique Mukasonga and Maaza Mengiste to discuss Mukasonga's latest book, Igifu. Igifu is a collection of Scholastique Mukasonga’s autobiographical stories, which rend…

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Belfast International Arts Festival : Scholastique Mukasonga and Nina Bouraoui

Belfast International Arts Festival present two of France’s greatest living writers in conversation about their work and inspiration in this event in association with the Institut Français. Scholastique Mukasonga has won international praise for her writing about her French Rwandan experiences and the troubled history of her country of birth, having left Rwanda to settle…

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2020 Zaharoff Lecture – University of Oxford

Online Event

The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages is delighted to announce that Scholastique Mukasonga will be giving the annual Zaharoff Lecture (in French) on 11 November 2020 on the topic:   Survivre pour témoigner/témoigner pour survivre.   Information on listening to the livestreamed lecture will be available on this site shortly. To register your interest…

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Albertine : A Conversation with Scholastique Mukasonga and Kaiama L. Glover

Online Event

Join Rwandan author Scholastique Mukasonga on November 21 at 2pm as she discusses her latest novel Igifu (Archipelago Books) with Barnard professor Kaiama L. Glover over Zoom. The stories in Igifu summon phantom memories of Rwanda and radiate with the fierce ache of a survivor. From the National Book Award finalist who Zadie Smith says…