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20 October 2021 - 20 October 2021

5:30PM - 6:30PM

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To mark the beginning of Inventions of the Text for 2021/22, all are welcome to join us for a poetry reading with Mary Jean Chan.

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Inventions of the Text

‘The reader stares at my 皮膚 and asks: why don’t you write in 中文? I reply: 殖民主義 meant that I was brought up in your image. Let us be honest. Had I not learnt 英文 and come to your shores, you wouldn’t be reading this poem at all.’

– from ‘Written in a Historically White Space (1)’

We hope you will join us for what promises to be a fascinating hour of poetry and discussion. Register for the event or email for further details.




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