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Boaters: Muslim and Arab-Americans Negotiate A Sense of Belonging

This event exemplifies one of the fundamental goals of AAC: to bring distinguished working artists into conversation with Hunter students and faculty whose academic, creative and professional interests intersect in unexpected and thought-provoking ways.

When Nov 05, 2014
from 01:10 pm to 02:30 pm
Where 108 Hunter West
Contact Name Farryl Last
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Arts Across the Curriculum is proud to bring to Hunter award-winning novelist, short story writer, essayist, and translator Randa Jarrar. Jarrar grew up in Kuwait and Egypt, and moved to the US after the first Gulf War. A Map of Home was published in half a dozen languages & won Hopwood Award, an Arab-American Book Award, and was named one of the best novels of 2008 by the Barnes and Noble Review. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine,, Guernica ,and The Utne Reader. In 2010 she was named one of the most gifted writers of Arab origin under the age of 40.

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