Ayad Akhtar: Writing the Nation and Its Others in the Homeland Security State

September 10th, 2019 | 400 Eau Claire Street | Location: Eau Claire

Ayad Akhtar: Writing the Nation and Its Others in the Homeland Security State

September 10th, 2019 | 400 Eau Claire Street | Location: Eau Claire

September 10 | 6–7 p.m. | L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library | Eau Claire Room

Explore the work of Milwaukee-raised writer and actor Ayad Akhtar. Presenter Dr. Lopamudra Basu will discuss Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize award-winning play Disgraced, and his novel American Dervish with respect to his experimentation in the genre of tragedy and the controversial reception these works received. No registration required.

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