Pillar of Salt, thirty years on:
A tribute to Albert Memmi
Film (57 minutes) and Lecture by Professor
It is thirty years since the film Pillar
of Salt, based on the autobiographical novel by the great
sociologist and writer Albert Memmi, captured the cultural richness
and social complexity of a Jewish boy’s life in Tunis.
Harif, Spiro Ark and Exiled Writers Ink are proud to have put together
this tribute to Albert Memmi The evening will feature a screening
of the film and a talk by one of the foremost experts on his work,
Professor Debra Kelly.
Debra Kelly is Professor of French and Francophone Literary and
Cultural Studies in the Department of Modern and Applied Languages,
University of Westminster, London. Her major publications are
Pierre Albert-Birot: A Poetics of Movement (1997)
and Independence: Selfhood and Creativity in North African Postcolonial
Writing in French (2005).
Wednesday 23 November
Spiro Ark Centre, 25 -26 Enford Street, W1H 1DW
Harif/Spiro Ark/Exiled Writers Ink
Advance booking essential on 0207 723 9991
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