The Woman Warrior
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This event is co-sponsored with the Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program & Institute at NYU and The National Book Foundation. It was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. through public funds from the New York City Dept of Cultural Affairs.

Please join us in acknowledging one of the most important novels of the 20th century. A daylong event commemorating Maxine Hong Kingston‘s The Woman Warrior, comprised of readings, panels, and reflections with speakers including David Eng, Jack Tchen, Fay Chiang and a roster of other scholars and artists. The tribute culminates in a performance at the Workshop. Below is a schedule for the day:

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9:30am, Reading and conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston at Stuyvesant High School (open only to Stuyvesant High School students)

Stuyvesant High School
345 Chambers Street
(btwn River Terrace & N. End Avenue)

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NYU Conference: Panel Discussions

1pm – 1:30pm, Introduction with Jack Tchen, Quang Bao and David Eng

1:30pm – 2:45pm, The Woman Warrior, Literary Forms, and Other Genres: Biography and Autobiography, Folk Tales, Performance. Moderated by Cyrus Patell, with Fay Chiang, Sunita Mukhi and Karen Shimakawa

2:50pm – 4pm, Women and The Woman Warrior. Moderated by Christine Balance, with Luis Francia, Gloria Jacobs, Sabrina Margherita and Kate Rigg

4:05pm – 5:15pm Politics, Immigration, and The Woman Warrior. Moderated by Crystal Parikh, with Susana Lei’ataua, Sheridan Prasso, Svati P. Shah and Ellen D. Wu

NYU Kimmel Center
Shorin Performance Studio, 8th floor
60 Washington Square South
(at the corner of LaGuardia Place)

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Performance at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop

7pm, 30th Anniversary Tribute to The Woman Warrior and launch party for the forthcoming anthology Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace (KOA Books) edited by Kingston, with readings by Quang Bao, Earll Kingston, Maxine Hong Kingston and Chun Yu. The event is followed by reception and book sales.

$10 donation is suggested.

The Woman Warrior

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Friday, September 29, 2006
9:30 AM
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Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, 10th Floor
New York NY 10001
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