Black Italians Fight to Be Italian

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Lecture Series / Brown Bag
Ngofeen Mputubwele
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:00
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Ngofeen Mputubwele is a journalist, lawyer, and podcast producer for the New Yorker Radio Hour based in New York City. He reports on issues of culture, language, and food, with an emphasis on international issues and the black diaspora. His work has been featured on NPR?s Code Switch, Rough Translation, as well as Gimlet Media?s The Nod, Every Little Thing, We Came to Win, and more. Most recently, he produced and narrated the New Yorker Radio Hour podcast episode "Black Italians Fight to Be Italian." He lives in Brooklyn with the 2.3 million yeast in his sourdough starter. Event Registration:

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European Studies Center
European Union Center of Excellence
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Department of French and Italian
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