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9:00 pm EST
October 3, 2021

Fiction / International

Sexuality and the Self (virtual)

Sexuality, in its various forms—as a source of self-assertion and defiance, mystery and wonder, power and control—is a crucial feature of modern identity. From the refugee camps of Eritrean-Ethiopian author Sulaiman Addonia’s Silence Is My Mother Tongue to the magical landscapes of British-Jamaican author Leone Ross’s Popisho and the gritty French milieux of Virginie Despentes’ Vernon Subutex series (translated by Frank Wynne), characters often redefine themselves through their personal visions of the erotic and taboo. Moderated by Nadja Spiegelman, Astra Magazine.

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