Fictions of Dignity, Embodying Human Rights in World Literature

Fictions of Dignity, Embodying Human Rights in World Literature. Most of my fiction reading / listening is in world literature with an emphasis on African literature and non-ficiton, and further emphasis on refugee studies.  This book doesn’t seem to provide a study of refugee literature, but it does look like an informative guide to reading […]

World Refugee Day Reading Suggestion: And the Mountains Echoed.

June 20th is World Refugee Day, an annual event intended to raise awareness of the 42.5 million people forcibly displaced from their homes and country.  One way to learn about the refugee experience is to read the work of Khaled Hosseini, including his new novel And the Mountains Echoed. The lives of Afghani refugees are […]