Reflections of a global nomad...
TRANSCULTURALISM AND CONTEMPORARY CREATIVE WRITING
How a new generation of nomadic writers are expressing an emerging and growing transcultural sensibility in their works
￼Please join us for a presentation & lively discussion facilitated by
DR. ARIANNA DAGNINO,
author novelist, independent journalist, literary translator and cultural analyst
￼DATE & TIME: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:15pm LOCATION: Istituto Italiano di Cultura
500 - 510 West Hastings St., Vancouver REFRESHMENTS: Complimentary coffee and cookies
ADMISSION: Admission is free
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(space is limited, pre-registration is strongly recommended)
Dagnino’s analysis of the emergence of a transcultural sensibility (the freedom of every person to live on or beyond the border of one’s inborn culture) as evidenced in contemporary creative writing will be interspersed with readings from her notebooks as foreign correspondent in the former Soviet Union, the Amazon, China, Zambia, Israel and Australia.
Arianna Dagnino holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of South Australia and a Master’s Degree in Foreign Literatures from the University of Genoa. She has published a transcultural novel, Fossili (Rome: Fazi, 2010), inspired by her four years in South Africa, and several books on the impact of socio-techno globalization. She is currently an ethnographic researcher at Future Concept Lab ([link]).
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