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Q&A with Salar Abdoh and Links from #LunchGlobally 3

Posted on May 06, 2020

Salar Abdoh at age 15 and today; translator and author Habibe Jafarian.

Thank you to the 30+ educators, librarians, nonprofit professionals, translators, and authors who took part in our second virtual Global Lunch, co-hosted with our partners at Re-imagining Migration. A special thanks to Iranian author, translator, and professor Salar Abdoh, who read aloud from a fantastic essay about coming to the U.S. as a teentook part in a Q&A (continuing below), and generously participated in the full session, later writing, It was a pleasure to be in a talk with these caring, lovely human beings. We couldn't agree more.

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Join us Monday, May 4th, for a Virtual Lunch with Author and Translator Salar Abdoh

Posted on April 27, 2020

Salar Abdoh, author of "Hunger," at age 15 and today.

Re-imagining Migration and Words Without Borders invite you to our third #LunchGlobally session, where educators meet and talk about literature, migration, and what's it's like to teach today. On Monday May 4th, at 1 pm Eastern, we will focus on the personal essay "Hunger," by Persian-American author Salar Abdoh (pictured here at age 15 and today.)

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Links from #LunchGlobally 2

Posted on April 20, 2020

Thank you to the educators, translators, and writers who took part in our second virtual Global Lunch, co-hosted with our partners at Re-imagining Migration!  And a special thanks to translator Jane Roffe, who spoke to us about her decision to translate the story we were discussing, Sandrine Kao's wonderful "The Park Bench."  

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