We Take Care of Our Own: A Discussion with Zainabu Jallo

 Intl. Center for Writing and Trans.     Feb 25 2021 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Zoom


Zainabu Jallo is a playwright and anthropologist dividing her time between Switzerland and São Paulo.  She will be discussing her recent play, We Take Care of Our Own, an exploration of the lives and memories of three immigrants—from South Korea, Albania, and Senegal—who had to cross borders and oceans to end their days in a European assisted living community. 

DATE: Thursday, February 25, 2020
TIME:  10 - 11 a.m.

Zainabu's academic and creative work have been conveyed through Fellowships at the Sundance Theater Institute, The Institute for World Literature, Harvard University, The Mellon School of Theater and Performance at Harvard (Migrations session), Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin, ResidenzTheater Munich, Chateau de Lavigny, House of Writers in Switzerland. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts England, and UNESCO Coalition of Artists for the General History of Africa. Her scholarly interests include Diaspora studies, Iconic criticism, and Material Culture.