Maxine Hong Kingston
Open Borders of the American Language
A Lecture and Conversation
Friday, October 26th
5:30PM - Reception
6:15 PM - Program
University of Miami Storer Auditorium — View Map and Directions
School of Business Administration
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The MFA in Creative Writing Program along with the College of Arts and Sciences are pleased to welcome celebrated author Maxine Hong Kingston to contribute to our dialog on the Arts and Humanities in a lecture titled "Open Borders on the American Language" and a conversation with author and director of the UM Creative Writing Program, M. Evelina Galang
Maxine Hong Kingston is the author of The Woman Warrior, China Men, Tripmaster Monkey, and The Fifth Book of Peace, among other works. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circleaward, the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal, the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from the National Book Foundation, and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award. For many years a Senior Lecturer for Creative Writing at UC Berkeley, she lives in Oakland, California.
OPEN BORDERS OF THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE will be a signature event for the University's Taking Flight program that celebrates scholarship, research, community engagement, and creative expression in the Humanities and the Arts.
This event is free and open to the public.