april, 2021

29apr4:30 pm6:00 pmThe Afrikaner: a post-apartheid novel with an Italian twist


Event Details

(Audio)book presentation of Arianna Dagnino’s novel The Afrikaner organized by the Dante Society of Ottawa. The author will be joined by Dr. Stefano Gulmanelli, who worked along with her in post-apartheid South Africa and teaches Sociology of Identity and Sociology of Migration at the University of British Columbia. The conversation will touch upon intercultural relations, multiculturalism in Canada and South Africa, and the relationship between science and magic seen through the eyes of an Italian writer and an Italian scholar. The Afrikaner (Guernica Eds., Toronto), a female scientist’s search for fossils and for herself in the hot plains of the Kalahari desert, is now also available audiobook format superbly narrated by Los Angeles-based South African voice actor Dennis Kleinman. In English via ZOOM April 29, 4.30 pm (PST) FREE EVENT


(Thursday) 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm