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Ornela Vorpsi in conversation

Date: 24th Nov 2009
Time: 17:00
Venue: Mary Hide Eccles Room, Pembroke College
Convenor: Italian Studies at Oxford
Speaker(s): Ornela Vorpsi

Albanian-born Vorpsi is a prize-winning author who writes in Italian. Her works include Il paese dove non si muore mai (Einaudi, 2005), Vetri rosa (Nottetempo, 2006) and La mano che non mordi (Einaudi, 2007). She will be in conversation with Dr Emma Bond (University of Oxford), Dr Jenny Burns (Warwick University), and Dr M. Cristina Mauceri (Cassamarca Lecturer, University of Sydney; Honorary Research Fellow, University of Birmingham).

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Those unfamiliar with Vorpsi's work can download extracts from her two books, Il paese dove non si muore mai (Torino: Einuadi, 2005), and La mano che non mordi (Torino: Einaudi, 2007). 

Extracts reproduced with the kind permission of the author. 

A poster for this event is also available here

*All welcome*

There will be a drinks reception after this event.

In collaboration with the Sub-Faculty of Italian, University of Oxford.