Italian Language and Literature

Multiculturalism in Italian Literature

With special guest writer Kossi Komla-Ebri

A discussion with acclaimed writer Kossi Komla Ebri who will join online friends of “Caffe Culturale in Portland” directly from Italy. The event will be in the format of an interview with an opportunity for Q&A afterwards. 

In Italian with simultaneous English translation.

Born in Togo, Kossi Amékowoyoa Komla-Ebri is a medical surgeon and author who has lived in Italy since 1974. He has published several books and short story collections, including Neyla (the first African-Italian novel to be translated into English and published in the United States) and EmbaRACEments. He has published short stories in anthologies in Italy and France and his essays have appeared in several magazines. In his narrative, Kossi Komla Ebri explores the common themes of journey, alienation, otherness, loss of identity and the return home to bridge the gap between diverse identities, continents and cultures.

Date: Sat, October 3, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDT

REGISTER HERE (it’s free)