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Ex-Pats: Life and Letters in a New World

  • Instituto Cervantes 211 East 49th Street New York, NY, 10017 United States (map)
Kwame Anthony Appiah, Jamaica Kincaid

Kwame Anthony Appiah, Jamaica Kincaid

What does it mean for writers to be uprooted from their birthland and change their language? How do they adapt to life in America? Negotiating between two cultures creates a tension that, for the most nimble, can have a galvanizing effect, as leading expat authors explore in this panel.

With Kwame Anthony AppiahMarlon JamesJamaica KincaidValeria Luiselli, and Colum McCann.

Tickets: $15/$12 PEN Members and students with valid ID.  To purchase tickets, click here.

Co-presented with PEN America, the Biography Seminar at NYU, the Center for the Study of Transformative Lives, and the Instituto Cervantes New York.