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Women's Work: a PEN America World Voices Festival Event

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PEN America, an organization that stands at the intersection of literature and human right, presents Women’s Work. This event organized as part of their World Voices Festival will take place on Monday, May 13, 2019 from 7-9 pm at LAXART in Los Angeles, CA. 

At Women’s Work, Scholastique Mukasonga (France-based author of The Barefoot Woman and Cockroaches) and Randa Jarrar (author of A Map of Home and Him, Me, Muhammad Ali) will discuss the subject of writing womanhood. Specifically, what it is mothers and daughters do when they confront genocide, tradition, and memory across time and place. 

This talk will be moderated by Edwin Hill, an associate professor of French, Italian, American Studies, and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. A book signing with Eso Won Books will take place afterwards. 

Women’s Work will be held in both French and English. It is also FREE and open to the public with RSVP

This event is presented in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.