Exile and Homecoming: A reading by poet Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

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Exile and Homecoming: A reading by poet Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

Please join us for the reading by Tibetan poet followed by a conversation with filmmaker Kesang Tseten

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
5:00pm-6:00pm
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Please join the Department of Anthropology for the reading of Exile and Homecoming by Tibetan poet Tsering Wangmo Dhompa.

At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, Room 041, Kreindler Conference Room, Haldeman Center.

A conversation with filmmaker Kesang Tseten to follow.

Tsering Wangmo Dhompa is the author of three collections of poetry: My rice tastes like the lake, In the Absent Everyday, and Rules of the House (all from Apogee Press, Berkeley). My rice tastes like the lake was a finalist for the Northern California Independent Bookseller’s Book of the Year Award for 2012. Dhompa's first non-fiction book, Coming Home to Tibet, was published by Shambhala Publications in 2016. She teaches creative writing and is completing a PhD degree in Literature at the University of California in Santa Cruz where most recently she was the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Graduate Fellow on Non-citizenship 2016-17.

For more information, contact:
Department of Anthropology

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.