Spielzeit 26.08. - 09.10.

Assia Djebar

The Algerian is the most significant and internationally the most successful author from the Maghreb.  She is also a historian and filmmaker and lives in Paris and New York.  She was awarded the Neustadt Literature Prize in 1996 and the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in 2000.  She has been Professor at New York University since 2001 and a member of the Académie Française since 2005.  Her books have been translated into over 15 languages.