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Main Program | What It Means to Be a Refugee

17 Oct 2021 10:00 - 10:45
/ IDR 299,000 (All Main Program Access)
Online via townscript.com | Live in Indus Restaurant . Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

The Committed is Viet Thanh Nguyen’s much-anticipated follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning, The Sympathizer. It shows the United States of America and France through the eyes of a Vietnamese refugee. He is joined by an award-winning Vietnamese author, Nguyen Phan Que Mai, to discuss the Vietnam War’s narrative, the meaning of being a refugee, and ways to deal with displacement. 

(This program is presented in English and pre-recorded)

The Committed adalah tindak lanjut Viet Thanh Nguyen yang sangat ditunggu-tunggu untuk pemenang Hadiah Pulitzer, The Sympathizer. Ini menunjukkan Amerika Serikat dan Prancis melalui mata seorang pengungsi Vietnam. Dia bergabung dengan penulis Vietnam pemenang penghargaan, Nguyen Phan Que Mai, untuk membahas narasi Perang Vietnam, makna menjadi pengungsi, dan cara-cara untuk menangani perpindahan.

(Program ini sudah direkam sebelumnya dan dalam Bahasa Inggris)


Nguyen Phan Que Mai

Author of eight books of poetry, fiction and nonfiction, Nguyen Phan Que Mai received the Hanoi Writers Association’s Poetry of the Year 2010 Award. Her poetry collection The Secret of Hoa …

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His most recent publication is its sequel, The Committed. He is a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim …

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