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The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Author Gish Jen
November 15, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ira Allen Chapel
Author of The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East-West Culture Gap, Gish Jen offers a provocative and essential look at the different ideas Eastern and Western cultures have about self and society. What’s more important—self-sacrifice or self-definition? Do we ultimately answer to something larger than ourselves—a family, a religion, a troop? Or is our mantra “To thine own self be true”?