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AFAS Featured Event: A Conversation with Mbougar Sarr

Monday, October 30, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Danforth University Center Room 276, 276

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr is a Senegalese writer who hails from Diourbel, Senegal, and pursued his studies in France. Sarr has authored four novels and received recognition for several award-winning short stories. In a historic achievement, he clinched the prestigious 2021 Prix Goncourt for his novel "The Most Secret Memory of Men," making him the first Sub-Saharan African to attain this honor. Sarr is scheduled to visit the AFAS Foundations class, where he will engage with students and discuss his literary works.


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Join the AFAS Foundations class for an enriching conversation with the Goncourt Prize winner and the author of "The Most Secret Memory of Men," Mbougar Sarr.
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