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Nieh Hualing Engle: From Hubei to the City of Literature

As part of the International Writing Program’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, please join us as for a retrospective look at the wide-ranging impact of IWP co-founder Professor Emerita Nieh Hualing Engle, author of more than twenty works of fiction, non-fiction, and literary criticism and prolific translator. In addition to a reading from her award-winning novel Mulberry and Peach and from her early essays, the event will feature several speakers, including Hong Kong filmmaker Angie Chen, who directed a documentary on Professor Engle’s remarkable journey, “One Tree Three Lives” (2012); and Michelle Vosper, the former director of the Asian Cultural Council’s Hong Kong office, who profiled Professor Engle for Creating Across Cultures: Women in the Arts from China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Biology Building East, 101
210 East Iowa Avenue, Iowa City, Iowa

Event Type

Arts/Entertainment, Film, Reading, Community Event, Guest Speaker




Graduate College, Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs, International Writing Program

General Interest

After Class, Arts Iowa, Art, Film, Writing, Outreach Iowa, Arts Share





Free and open to the public



Contact Name

Alice Gribbin

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