January 21, 2021


Online event, registration required

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Event Organizer

Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race

Event Sponsor

Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race

Event Co-Sponsor(s)

The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society

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A conversation with authors Sejal Shah and Esmé Weijun Wang moderated by Dr. Jennifer Ho

Webinar Speakers

Jennifer Ho
Director, Center for the Humanities & Arts Eaton Professor for the Humanities and Arts Professor, Ethnic Studies @University of Colorado Boulder

Esmé Weijun Wang
Esmé Weijun Wang is the author of the New York Times-bestselling essay collection The Collected Schizophrenias and the novel The Border of Paradise. She received a 2018 Whiting Award and was named by Granta as one of the “Best of Young American Novelists” in 2017. Born in the Midwest to Taiwanese parents, Esmé lives in San Francisco.

Sejal Shah
Sejal Shah is the author of the debut essay collection, This Is One Way to Dance (University of Georgia Press), recommended in The New York Times and included in nineteen most-anticipated lists in publications including Bitch Media, Electric Literature, The Millions, Ms. Magazine, PEN America, The Rumpus, and Self. Her stories and essays have appeared in Conjunctions, Guernica, The Guardian, the Kenyon Review, Lit Hub, and Longreads. She is the recipient of fellowships and awards from Blue Mountain Center, Kundiman, The Millay Colony, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Sejal is working on a collection of linked stories and a memoir about invisible disability, neurodiversity, and mental health. She lives in Rochester, New York
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