What a Strange Idea: To be a Writer in the Arab World!
Monday 17 September, 2012
6 - 7:30pm, $0
Columbia University, Buell Hall
515 West 116th Street, East Gallery
Anouar Benmalek is a Franco-Algerian writer, poet, journalist and professor of mathematics. He was a founding member of the Algerian Committee Against Torture and editor of the Cahier noir d'Octobre about the torture committed by the Algerian army and police during the riots of October 1988. He is the prize-winning author of many books including Le Rapt (2009) and Tu ne mourras plus demain (2011).
His book, Abuction (Le Rapt, 2009), will be available for purchase at the event.
Co-sponsored by the Institute of African Studies and Middle East Institute and Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies