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Guernica to host two events at PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature

April 28, 2008

Guernica is proud to host two events at PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature next week.


Crisis Darfur: A Conversation with Mia Farrow and Bernard-Henri Lévy
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When: Tuesday, April 29

Where: Florence Gould Hall, The French Institute Alliance Française: 55 East 59th St.

What time: 8 p.m.

With Mia Farrow & Bernard-Henri Lévy; moderated by Dinaw Mengestu

Tickets: $15/$10 PEN/FIAF members and students

Tickets are now available by fax or in person through FIAF’s box office. Tickets will also be available beginning March 29 through Ticketmaster: www.ticketmaster.com or (212) 307-4100.

This special event explores why the atrocities in Darfur continue and what role artists, intellectuals, and other witnesses can play to end the genocide. Actress and activist Mia Farrow and acclaimed public intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy will speak of their visits to the war-torn region and their urgent work to end the genocide—ongoing since 2003—by mobilizing public opinion and leveraging governments and international bodies. Their speeches will be followed by a discussion on what must be done to definitively end the killing. Dinaw Mengestu, author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears, will moderate the discussion.

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Leaving Home

When: Friday, May 2

Where: Austrian Cultural Forum: 11 East 52nd St.

What time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

With György Dragomán, Dinaw Mengestu, and Saša Stanišić; moderated by Irina Reyn

Free and open to the public; reservations required.

For reservations, call ACF at (212) 319-5300, ext. 222, or e-mail reservations@acfny.org

Cosponsored by Guernica and the Austrian Cultural Forum

Guernica: A Magazine of Art and Politics hosts a panel with debut novelists Dinaw Mengestu, György Dragomán, and Saša Stanišić, whose narrators recount escaping violence in their home countries only to be fraught with feelings of ambivalence in their adopted countries. Moderated by Irina Reyn, whose debut novel, What Happened to Anna K., will be published in August 2008, the panel will explore children as witnesses, the status of exile, and the role of fiction as a voice for multiculturalism.

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