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Welcoming Jennifer Nansubuga Mukambi

Welcoming Jennifer Nansubuga Mukambi

The Cheuse Center is absolutely thrilled to have had Ugandan writer Jennifer Nansubuga Mukambi for a full week since her May 17th arrival! Jennifer is a gifted novelist and short story writer whose novel, Kintu, has been called “The Great Africanstein Novel.” We are honored to welcome this writer of great depth, skill and compassion. She will be with Mason until May 4th, so please stay tuned for events and readings featuring Jennifer. Read her impressive bio below.

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Ahmed Naji

Ahmed Naji

On January 12th, the Virginia Center for Literary Arts (VCLA) Founding Director Sean Murphy and our own director, Matthew Davis, spoke with Egyptian journalist and novelist Ahmed Naji as their first co-sponsored event.

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Second Annual Day of Translation

Second Annual Day of Translation

On Thursday, September 27, we are proud to produce our second Day of Translation in conjunction with the Center for the Art of Translation. This Day brings together a dozen literary translators from across the globe to George Mason’s campus for a day-long series of events and panels centered around the art of literary translation.

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Kim Thuy Visits Mason

Kim Thuy Visits Mason

On Wednesday, September 12, the Cheuse Center is proud to welcome Canadian writer Kim Thuy as part of the George Mason English Department’s Lunch Series. She will be discussing the difference between immigrant and refugee literature in the Johnson Center, Room 240A.

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The Annapolis Book Festival

The Annapolis Book Festival

We are pleased to announce that the Cheuse Center will participate in the Annapolis Book Festival on Saturday, April 28. The Annapolis Book Festival is a free, day-long event in its 16th year that attracts over 3,000 visitors to the Key School in Annapolis, Maryland. The Cheuse Center is honored to be partnering with ABF on an exciting event that begins at 2:00.

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