april, 2018

11apr(apr 11)6:00 pm13(apr 13)8:00 pmToronto : Coming of the writer Abdellah Taïa6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (13)

Event Details

Abdellah Taïa, a writer from Morocco living in Paris, will be in Toronto from April 11th until April 13th. His literary career began with Mon Maroc (Séguier, 2000), and Le Rouge du tarbouche (Séguier, 2004). In 2010, his novel Le Jour du roi (Seuil) won the Prix de Flore, distinction paying tribute to the promising work of a young author. Abdellah Taïa made in 2013 an eponymous movie from his book L’armée du salut (Seuil, 2006). His last novel, Celui qui est digne d’être aimé (Seuil, 2017), deals with his favorite themes : homosexuality, family, origins, vulnerability. His work is translated in many languages, and in English by the publisher Semiotext(e), based in Los Angeles.

Public events :

Wednesday 11th April, 6pm : Screening of his movie Salvation Army, in presence of Abdellah Taïa, at the Toronto Reference Library.

Place : Hinton Learning Theater, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto,  ON M4W 2G8.

Link : https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-other-shelf-abdellah-taia-on-infidels-tickets-42996537802

Thursday 12th & Friday 13th April, from 8.30am to 6pm : Conference « Esthetics of vulnerability », organised by the Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études Françaises of the University of Toronto (SESDEF).

Place : Elmsley Hall, 81 St Mary Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1J4.

Link : https://www.sesdef.com/

Friday 13th April, 6pm : Q&A with Abdellah Taïa, at the  Toronto Reference Library.

Place : Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8.



11 (Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 13 (Friday) 8:00 pm

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