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Splicing cultures: Xiaolu Guo on novels and filmmaking, in conversation with Carol Gluck

February 4, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Maison Francaise and the Institute for Ideas and Imagination Event

Part of the Institute at the Maison Series

Please join us for a lecture with:

Xiaolu Guo, Writer-In-Residence, Weatherhead East Asian Institute;

Adjunct Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures,

Columbia University

Moderated by:

Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History,

Columbia University


Xiaolu Guo presents her work in words and film, and draws connections to her own life, in conversation with Carol Gluck.


About the Speaker:

Xiaolu Guo is a British Chinese novelist, essayist and filmmaker. Her memoir, Nine Continents, received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography in 2017. She was an inaugural fellow at the Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination at Reid Hall in Paris in 2018-19, where she was Abigail R. Cohen Fellow. She is currently a writer in residence at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, a visiting fellow at the SOF/Heyman, and a visiting professor in EALAC, ICLS, and the School of the Arts.


This is a Weatherhead East Asian Institute Lectures Series event.

Please register here



February 4, 2020

6:30 PM-8:00 PM



Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Columbia University

515 West 116th Sreet


Cosponsors:  Maison Francaise and Institute for Ideas and Imagination as part of the Institute at the Maison series.

Other co-sponsors are the Office of the EVP for Arts and Sciences, Columbia College, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, EALAC, Department of English, School of the Arts, and Society of Fellows and Heyman for the Humanities.


February 4, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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