Gish Jen on East Meets West

When:
October 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
2017-10-12T18:00:00-04:00
2017-10-12T19:15:00-04:00
Where:
George's 3rd Floor, Johnson Center, George Mason University
4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kara Oakleaf
703.993.3986

For centuries, there have mysteries and misunderstandings between the East and West. Gish Jen explores this relationship in The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East West Culture Gap, specifically looking at how differences of the self and society complicate and enrich debates between cultures. The Washington Post describes Jen as “uniquely suited to explore this topic.”