Peter Hessler: Learning to Speak Lingerie: Chinese Entrepreneurs in Egypt and the Chinese Worldview

  • April 12, 2017
  • IU Global and International Studies Building Auditorium
  • 355 N. Jordan Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • (806) 441-4087
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Free

Hessler is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he served as the Beijing correspondent from 2000 to 2007, and is also a contributing writer for National Geographic. He is the author of River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze, which won the Kiriyama Prize; Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China, a finalist for the National Book Award; and Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip. He won the 2008 National Magazine Award for excellence in reporting and was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011.

This event is presented by the IU Arts & Humanities Council as part of China Remixed, a global arts & humanities festival on the Bloomington campus. China Remixed celebrates the most diverse and dynamic aspects of contemporary Chinese culture—from mainland China to Taiwan, Hong Kong, and America—through campus-wide exhibits, performances, screenings, and lectures.

Lecture from 6 - 7, Reception following from 7 - 8

Peter Hessler: Learning to Speak Lingerie: Chinese Entrepreneurs in Egypt and the Chinese Worldview
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  • IU Global and International Studies Building Auditorium
  • Free