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Conference and round-table with author Mohamed Mbougar Sarr

Monday, October 30, 2023 | 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Olin Library, Ginko Room
Olin Library, Brookings Dr, St. Louis, MO

Join us for a conference and round table discussion with Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, the first writer from sub-Saharan Africa to be awarded France’s oldest and most prestigious literary prize, the Prix Goncourt, for his fourth novel The Most Secret Memory Of Men (trans. by Lara Vergnaud, Other Press).

Lionel Cuillé, director of the French Connexions Center of Excellence, and Ama Bemma Adwetewa-Badu, assistant professor of English, will join Sarr in discussion.

A book signing, with the support of Left Bank Books, and reception will follow the presentation.

Free and open to all.

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Romance Languages and Literatures
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