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Splicing cultures: Xiaolu Guo on novels and filmmaking

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dateFebruary 4, 2020 timeTuesday, 6:30pm EST location Buell Hall, Maison Française, Columbia University
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Headshot of Xiaolu Guo

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Xiaolu Guo presents her work in words and film, and draws connections to her own life, in conversation with Carol Gluck. 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 event is co-sponsored by the 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 and Comparative Literature, School of the Arts, and Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities.