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Date(s) - 03/27//2017 - 03/28//2017
All Day

Georgetown University, Copley Formal Lounge


“The Global Soul: Imagining the Cosmopolitan,” led by symposium director Aminatta Forna. Keynote by Aleksandar Hemon on Monday night, followed by a day of panels and readings on Tuesday night. Panels include “Writing in Englishes,” and “The Canon: Do Countries Need a National Literature?” Readers include: Taiye Salasi, Kamila Shamsie, Kapka Kassabova, Xiaolu Guo, John Freeman, and Viet Thank Nguyen. Most events at Copley Formal Lounge. Free admission; full schedule online.