• Asians in America

Award-winning author, Maxine Hong Kingston lectures

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Munce Conference Room, Archer 110
20 Derne Street, Boston


Maxine Hong Kingston returns to the College of Arts and Sciences as a Distinguished Visiting Scholar, March 30-April 2, 2010.  She presents "Asians in America" as part of the 2010 Rosenberg Visiting Scholars Series.

Kingston, an award-winning author, has published Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts; China Men; Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book; Hawaii One Summer; To Be a Poet; The Fifth Book of Peace; and her most recent work, Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace.  She is known for writing novels that draw on her family’s background as Chinese immigrants to the United States.  Woman Warrior won the National Book Critic’s Circle Award for nonfiction and China Men won the American Book Award for nonfiction.  In 1997, she was awarded the National Humanities Award by the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Kingston is a senior lecturer at University of California, Berkeley, where she teaches creative writing.

This event is co-sponsored by the Rosenberg Institute and the Distinguished Visiting Scholars program at the College of Arts and Sciences, Suffolk University.  For more information on the Rosenberg Institute, please click here; for more information on the Distinguished Visiting Scholars program, please click here.  For more information regarding this event, please email nvadnais@suffolk.edu.


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