April 28, 2011 | The Jewish Community Center | New York City
With David Albahari, Arnon Grunberg, Doron Rabinovici, and Elif Shafak; moderated by Joshua Ellison
Co-sponsored by Habitus: A Diaspora Journal and The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan
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New York City has always been a powerful attractor for migrants, transplants, and diverse communities of every imaginable type. But this city is only one of many that serves as a crossroad and meeting point—especially for writers. We discuss the special relationship between cities and diaspora communities, with writers and migrants from around the world. Participants include writers from Turkey, Austria, Serbia, and elsewhere.