Abdourahman Waberi is a prize-winning writer from Djibouti whose work [+12 books, of which 6 novels…] has been translated into a multitude [+10] of languages. Waberi’s themes include the nomadic life, colonial and postcolonial hardships, exile, Walter Benjamin, afrofuturism, the power and agency of the powerless. Most importantly, his novels, like his poems, short stories, and essays, carry the important message of tolerance. He teaches French and Francophone Studies and Creative Writing at the George Washington University.
May 2017 CCAS Spotlight - Abdourahman Waberi, Voice of Genocide Echo fro... https://youtu.be/gS09-TBKKd0 via @YouTube