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From Africa to the Antilles: Humus, in translation

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A Conversation, with Readings

Humus

The Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures hosted a series of events featuring the novelist and filmmaker Fabienne Kanor, whose novel Humus (2006; translation from the French published by U Virginia Press in 2020) provides a searing account of the transatlantic slave trade, through the imagined voices of its victims. Kanor, Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Penn State University, and translator Lynn E. Palermo, Associate Professor of French Studies at Susquehanna University, discussed and read from the novel on Wednesday, March 10 and on  Wednesday, March 17, and conversed with members of the UD Community about their work. For more info, please see the event flyer. Humus is available at the UD Barnes & Noble bookstore and online (link to order). For a limited time, members of the UD community will receive a discount on their purchase. 

A video of the March 17th session can be found here (UD login required to view).

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