Describing South Sudan in the language of the North

Fascinating look at how language, politics, violence, and culture interact. Stella Gaitano is a multilingual South Sudanese award-winning writer who writes about South Sudanese experiences. She does so beautifully and movingly, but strikingly, in Arabic, a language mostly spoken in Sudan, the enemy of South Sudan. What does this mean for her stories, her audience, and the potential for cultural reconciliation between the two countries?



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