- I Come From There: Forum
I Come From There: Forum
A forum led by Laila Hourani (British Council), Elyse Dodgson, and April De Angelis (Royal Court) discussing the extraordinary journey of the three-year Arab Playwright Project that led from the ﬁrst workshops in Damascus to the readings at Royal Court, and from the publishing of the plays in London, to the presentations in New York. With Professor Marvin Carlson, CUNY.
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A powerful call from @PENamerica’s @SuzanneNossel urging us to understand that the brutal attempt on #SalmanRushdie’s life is an attack against the freedom to write, read, and think. #wordsmorepowerfulthanknives https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/aug/13/salman-rushdies-entire-life-has-been-an-act-of-defiance
“Instead of just scrolling and sharing links about him and the attack, we can actually read something by Salman Rushdie,” writes Randy Boyagoda: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/08/salman-rushdie-fatwa-artistic-freedom/671137/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=share
Author Salman Rushdie has been taken off a ventilator and is able to talk (and joke) Saturday, a day after he was stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture in upstate New York.