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Christopher Fort: Night and Day

We welcome Christopher Fort, who holds a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literature from the University of Michigan in support of his translation of preeminent Uzbek poet and litterateur Abdulhamid Sulaymon o'g'li Cho'lpon, Night and Day. The event is free and open to the public, signing to follow. 

About the book: Night and Day, an unfinished dilogy by Uzbek author Cho'lpon, follows the terrible fate of a young Uzbek girl condemned to marry a sexual glutton. The novel raises questions about the nature of Russian colonialism, resistance to it, and the intentions of the author, whose life was lost to Stalinist terror.

Christopher Fort holds a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Michigan and an MA in Russian Area Studies from The Ohio State University. He is also the translator of Uzbek author Isajon Sulton's "The Eternal Wanderer".

Event date: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
124 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Night and Day Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781644690475
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Academic Studies Press - November 26th, 2019