Join Indiana University Bloomington Arts & Humanities Council to hear Peter Hessler: Learning to Speak Lingerie: Chinese Entrepreneurs in Egypt and the Chinese Worldview! Hessler is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he served as the Beijing correspondent from 2000 to 2007, and is also a contributing writer for National Geographic. He is the author of River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze, which won the Kiriyama Prize; Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China, a finalist for the National Book Award; and Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip. He won the 2008 National Magazine Award for excellence in reporting and was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011.
DateApril 12, 2017, 6:00pm - 7:00pm