5 x Farah: Interviewing the Winton Chair

NuruddinFarah_(c) 2010 Jeffrey Wilson 150.jpgAfter hosting award-winning Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah for three fall semesters, English bids farewell to the outgoing CLA Winton Chair with a celebration December 7 and 8: special staged readings of Farah's revised play A Stone Thrown at the Guilty. Acclaimed British theater director Irina Brown arrived November 28 and has been workshopping the play with Farah and actors drawn from the Twin Cities professional theater and Somali communities. During his time here Farah has taught classes, published a novel, given many readings and talks, including the fall 2010 CLA Commencement address, and written two plays. "I'm happy that I've been able to do these things," Farah says graciously. More . . .

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