Past Event

Comme nous existons. Kaoutar Harchi

April 10, 2023
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Buell Hall, 515 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 East Gallery

Comme nous existons, une expérience autobiographique de la race, de la classe et du genre

Kaoutar Harchi, in conversation in French with Madeleine Dobie


Kaoutar Harchi, novelist, essayist and literary critic, is the author of novels including L’Ampleur du saccage and Zone cinglée. Her study of Maghrebi writers who publish in French, Je n'ai qu'une langue et ce n'est pas la mienne  (Fayard, 2016) will appear in English translation this spring with Liverpool University Press. Concurrently, her memoir Comme nous existons, which recounts her experience of growing up as the child of Moroccan immigrants and navigating the French academic system has just been translated by Emma Ramandan for Other Press under the title As we exist

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