Middle East Studies

Lecture | Between Letters and Languages

Friday, November 17, 2017

5:30pm – 7:00pm

MacMillan Hall 115

Free and open to the public.

Zafer Şenocak was born in Turkey, the son of a publicist and teacher.  He spent the first few years of his life in Ankara and Istanbul.  In 1970, the family moved to Bavaria, Germany.  He studied German literature, political science and philosophy at the University of Munich. He is the author of numerous novels, essays, and collections of poems, including Atlas of a Tropical Germany: Essays on Politics and Culture, Door Languages, Perilous Kinship, and most recently, In deinen Worten.  He has lived in Berlin since 1990, with various spells abroad as writer-in-residence at universities in France, Canada and USA.  

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