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Award-winning Poet and 2021 Time 100 Honoree

Cathy Park Hong

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

Thu, Feb 10
7:30 PM Pacific
$0 : UCSB Students (Current student ID required)
$20 : General Public
(general admission)

Note new date: This event has been rescheduled from Thursday, November 18 to Thursday, February 10.

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“This is the book to read when you ask me, ‘How can I be an ally?’ This is the book to read if you want to educate yourself. This is the book to read if you want to be more in touch with your humanity.” – Writer and comedian Ali Wong

Cathy Park Hong is an award-winning poet and essayist whose memoir, Minor Feelings, integrates personal stories, historical context and cultural criticism into a radically honest meditation on the Asian-American experience. In this presentation and moderated conversation, Hong discusses race and identity, utilizing poetry for social change, and the power of creating art that is influenced by politics, culture and the current societal moment.

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Justice for All Lead Sponsors:
Marcy Carsey, Connie Frank & Evan Thompson, Zegar Family Foundation, and Anonymous

Presented in association with the UCSB Department of Asian American Studies and the Santa Barbara Public Library

Special Thanks:
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