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Transnational Encounters: Ha Jin, March 7-8

The Confucius Institute and the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Delaware invite you to join Ha Jin (哈金) for the coming event of “Transnational Encounters” on March 7 and 8 on UD campus.

Ha Jin is one of the foremost and most respected Chinese-American writers. He has been the recipient of many prestigious literary awards (see below for a complete list of awards and honors of Ha Jin).

Events:
1. PUBLIC LECTURE
Thursday, March 7
Clayton Hall Auditorium
5:00 p.m.

2. READINGS
Friday, March 8
English
Trabant Theatre
10:30 a.m.

Chinese
Trabant Theatre
2:00 p.m.

All events are FREE to the public.

Awards and Honors

  • Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction (1996)
  • Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award (1997)
  • Guggenheim Fellowship (1999)
  • National Book Award (1999)
  • PEN/Faulkner Award (2000)
  • Asian Fellowship (2000–2002)
  • Townsend Prize for Fiction (2002)
  • PEN/Faulkner Award (2005)
  • Fellow of American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2006)
  • Dayton Literary Peace Prize, runner-up, Nanjing Requiem (2012)