The Italian Program at Mount Holyoke College Presents
The Color Line: Art & Struggle for Freedom Across Continents
Novelist Igiaba Scego in conversation with Candice Whitney '15
Moderated by Professor Ombretta Frau
In English, free and open to the public
Igiaba Scego, born in Rome in 1974 to a family of Somali origins, is a writer and journalist. She is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, and her memoir La mia casa è dove sono won Italy’s prestigious Mondello Prize. She is a frequent contributor to the magazine Internazionale and the supplement to La Repubblica, Il Venerdì di Repubblica. Her latest novel is La linea del colore.
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Thursday, April 22 at 4:30pm to 6:30pmVirtual Event