“Luminous Memories: Bei Dao in Conversation with Eliot Weinberger”
Bei Dao, Poet and Author
Eliot Weinberger, Essayist
6:10 PM – 8:00 PM
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104
Please register at https://luminousmemories.eventbrite.com
Bei Dao, widely recognized as the foremost poet of his generation, will engage essayist and translator Eliot Weinberger in a conversation about his newly published book, City Gate, Open Up, a lyrical memoir of his childhood and adolescence in Beijing.
Co-sponsored by The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society; Huang and Lin Fund for the Program in Chinese Literature and Culture; The Center for Contemporary Critical Thought; New Directions Publishing; Department of English and Comparative Literature; the Writing Program of the Columbia University School of the Arts; and Literary Translation at Columbia (LTAC) of the Columbia University School of the Arts