Trust in Translation: The Story behind “Welcome to the New World”, Naji Aldabaan, Jake Halpern, Mohammed Kadalah, and Professor Kishwar Rizvi

Event time: 
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
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Calendar Speaker/Performer: 
Naji Aldabaan (Hall High School), Jake Halpern (New York Times), Mohammed Kadalah (Department of Modern Languages and Literature, Santa Clara University), and Kishwar Rizvi (Department of Art History, Yale University).
Event description: 

Based on the New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic story of a refugee family who fled the civil war in Syria to make a new life in America, this acclaimed novel follows the Aldabaan family as they start a new life in Connecticut. Panelists in this event will examine the role of translation, both linguistic and cultural in the context of refugee resettlement.
Naji Aldabaan | Hall High School
Jake Halpern | New York Times
Mohammed Kadalah | Department of Modern Languages and Literature, Santa Clara University
Kishwar Rizvi | Department of History of Art, Yale University

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