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Queer Trans/Nationalisms: Love & Rage in Times of Atrocity ft. Zeyn Joukhadar and Randa Jarrar in Conversation
March 25, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Zeyn Joukhadar is the author of the novels The Thirty Names of Night, which won both the Lambda Literary Award and the Stonewall Book Award, and The Map of Salt and Stars, which won the Middle East Book Award and was a finalist for the Goodreads Choice Awards and the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. His work has appeared in the Kink anthology, Salon, The Paris Review, [PANK], and elsewhere, and has been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He guest edited Mizna’s 2020 Queer + Trans Voices issue and is a mentor with the Periplus Collective.
Randa Jarrar is the author of the memoir Love Is An Ex-Country, the novel A Map of Home, and the collection of stories Him, Me, Muhammad Ali. She is also a performer who has appeared in independent films and in the TV show RAMY. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Salon, Bitch, Buzzfeed, and elsewhere. She is a recipient of a Creative Capital Award and an American Book Award, as well as awards and fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, PEN, and others. She lives in Los Angeles.
- March 25, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- Event Tags:
- Exile & Resistance, Literatures of Annihilation, Randa Jarrar, Zeyn Joukhadar
- University of Notre Dame