Literature and Activism: The Challenges of Representing the Impoverished Immigrant Other


Location: DeBartolo Hall 131

The Indian-born French writer Shumona Sinha will discuss her award-winning novels Assommons les pauvres! and Calcutta with a focus on immigration, translation, and minorities and poverty in France.

Presented by French and Francophone Studies, The Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Arts and Letters Teaching Beyond the Classroom, and the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts.