Events

A discussion with U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, the Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor of the Humanities and Director and Professor of Creative Writing at Princeton, and Imbolo Mbue, author of Behold the Dreamers. Part of the Princeton Migrations events series.

 


“Global Migration: The Humanities and Social Sciences in Dialogue” is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Sponsored by Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series.

ABOUT

Imbolo Mbue is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Behold the Dreamers, which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the Blue Metropolis Words to Change Award, and was an Oprah’s Book Club selection. Named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times and The Washington Post and a Best Book of the Year by close to a dozen publications, the novel has been translated into 12 languages, adapted into an opera, about to become a stage play, and was recently optioned for a movie.

A native of the seaside town of Limbe, Cameroon, and a graduate of Rutgers and Columbia Universities, Imbolo Mbue currently lives in New York City.

Presented By

  • Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies