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Ann Tashi Slater ’84

Author Ann Tashi Slater ’84 studied comparative literature at Princeton and completed her MFA in creative writing at the University of Michigan. Her work has been published by The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Tin House, AGNI, Granta en Español, and the Huffington Post, among many others. Her writing appears in Women in Clothes (Penguin) and American Dragons (HarperCollins), and her translation of fiction by Reinaldo Arenas was published in Old Rosa (Grove). Current projects include a novel based on her Tibetan family history, a memoir about a pilgrimage to her ancestral homeland, and multimedia events at NYC’s Rubin Museum related to her writing and Tibetan American identity. A longtime resident of Tokyo, she is a professor of comparative literature at Japan Women’s University. Visit her at www.anntashislater.com.

Events

Alumnae Author Book Fair

Saturday, October 6

Please join us for the Alumnae Author Book Fair to hear from a select group of authors who will share their stories and discuss their work with other alumni. The Fair will be held Saturday, October 6 from 4:15-5:30 p.m. in Chancellor Green.

Featured Authors:


Events

Personal Identity in an Intersectional World

Saturday, October 6

A diverse panel reflects on the challenges that women face when they also represent one or several stigmatized minorities.

Pre-read: “Teatime in Darjeeling” by Ann Tashi Slater ’84

Moderator: Tina Madison White ’82, Executive Director, Blue Ridge Pride Center, Inc.

Panelists:

Christina Chica ’15, Doctoral Student in Sociology, UCLA

Morgan Jerkins ’14, Author

Jenny Korn ’96, Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University

Ann Tashi Slater ’84, Author and Professor, Japan Women’s University


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