"The Afrikaner" with Author Arianna Dagnino

Join us for an intriguing evening with author and academic Arianna Dagnino!

Set in the turmoil of newly-post apartheid South Africa, Arianna Dagnino’s The Afrikaner is the story of Zoe Du Plessis, a woman scientist of Afrikaner descent who, through a personal tragedy, is led to face her family’s dark secret while struggling with the self-reproach for her country’s shameful past.

About Arianna:

Arianna Dagnino currently lectures in Italian Studies and conducts research in the fields of Transcultural Studies and Translation Studies at the University of British Columbia  after earning a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of South Australia and a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Ottawa School of Translation.


Lynn Valley


Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm


  • All Ages