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MUJESTIC

Monday, 14 March               

4 p.m.
Readings: Linh Dinh & David Rabe
Location: 106 Smith-Buonanno, 95 Cushing Street

8 p.m.
Film: Sticks and Bones, based on the play by David Rabe
Followed by conversation with David Rabe
Location: 117 MacMillan Hall, 167 Thayer Street

 

Tuesday, 15 March             

11 a.m.
Stop the Press! The Power of Free Expression—and the Fear of It
A panel discussion with Tararith Kho, Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, Elyse Lightman, Shahryar Mandanipour, Henry Reese, Larry Siems
Introduced by Robert Coover, Director, International Writers Project
Location: Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street

3 p.m.
Rewriting Conflict: Cambodia, Vietnam, America
A panel discussion with Linh Dinh, Samkhann Khoeun, Prach Ly, David Rabe, Lê Thi Diem Thúy, Stephen Wright
Location: McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown Street

8 p.m.
Readings: Le Thi Diem Thuy and Stephen Wright
Location: McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown Street

 

Wednesday, 16 March  

11 a.m.
Symposium on Vietnamese-American Poetics
with Linh Dinh and Le Thi Diem Thuy
Location: McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown Street

4 p.m.
Traditional Cambodian music
Readings: Tararith Kho & Alan Lightman
Location: 001 Salomon, Main Green 
  
8 p.m.
Film: Enemies of the People
Followed by a conversation with Prach Ly, who provided music for the film
Location: 117 MacMillan Hall, 167 Thayer Street

 

Thursday, 17 March   

11 a.m.
After the Silence: Songs Rise Up
A panel discussion with Keo Chanbo, Catherine Filloux, Rithisal Kang, Tararith Kho, Samkhann Khoeun, Prach Ly and Geoff Ryman
Location: McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown Street 

2 p.m.
On-stage readings of two contemporary Cambodian plays: The Tooth of the Buddha by Morm Sokly & Phka Champei by Chhon Sina
Curated by Catherine Filloux and directed by Connie Crawford
Intermission reading: Keo Chanbo
Followed by a conversation with Catherine Filloux and Erik Ehn
Location: McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown Street
           
7:30 p.m.
Reading by Geoff Ryman
Location: Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center, 154 Angell Street 

8:30 p.m.
Performance by Cambodian Rapper Prach Ly and his group, praCh and Dub PassenJah with the RagaMuffin band
Location: Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center, 154 Angell Street 

 

The festival is sponsored by the International Writers Project with support from Literary Arts, the Watson Institute for International Studies, the Creative Arts Council and the Office of International Affairs

All events are free and open to the public.

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