The Last Pomegranate Tree

  • Starts: 4:00 pm on Monday, October 2, 2023
  • Ends: 5:30 pm on Monday, October 2, 2023
Kurdish novelist Bachtyar Ali and his English language translator Kareem Abdulrahman, in conversation with Margaret Litvin, World Languages & Literatures. This event celebrates the recent publication by Archipelago Books of Ali's The Last Pomegranate Tree - “a phantasmagoric warren of fact, fabrication, and mystical allegory, set in the aftermath of Saddam Hussein’s rule and Iraq’s Kurdish conflict” - in English translation by Abdulrahman.

Sponsored by the BU Arts Initiative, NEH/Core Distinguished Teaching Professorship, BU Center for the Humanities, and BU Center for Culture, Religion, and World Affairs (CURA).

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