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Max Kade Writer in Residence Susanne Ayoub Reads From Her Work

Posted by bgsuenglish on September 24, 2008

As part of the celebration of the 40th Anniversary of BGSU’s Academic Year Abroad Program in Austria the Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages is proud to welcome the Max Kade Writer in Residence Susanne Ayoub from Vienna, Austria. Dr. Ayoub will read from her work in both English and German on Thursday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. in 101 Shatzel Hall (Conference Room).

Dr. Ayoub holds a Ph.D. from the University of Vienna in theater and art history, has published two novels in the genre of historical crime fiction, and she has also written plays and poems. She is active in theater and radio as an author and director and has recently made a film titled Baghdad Fragment that documents her return to the city of her birth before the Iraq war. (She moved from Iraq to Austria as a child.) She has won prizes for her poetry, drama, and film.

Susanne Ayoub’s Residency is made possible by; The Max Kade Foundation; The Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages; The Chapman Community at Kohl; and The College of Arts and Sciences.
For more information, call 419 372 7139. This event is free and open to the public.

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