Non-HCRT Event: Book Talk with Novelist Gish Jen

Join the Radcliffe Institute for its continuing series of Virtual Radcliffe Book Talks exploring recent publications whose subjects or authors have a connection with Harvard Radcliffe Institute. 


The first installment in the Radcliffe Institute's summer series will be on Tuesday, July 12th at 4pm EST and will feature Gish Jen '77, RI ’02, author of Thank You, Mr. Nixon (Knopf, 2022). Jen is the author of eight other books and dozens of short stories and articles. An award-winning author, she is currently a visiting professor in English at Harvard University.

Jen’s reading will be followed by a discussion with Alice Kessler-Harris RI ’02, R. Gordon Hoxie Professor Emerita of American History at Columbia University.

The event will also include an audience Q and A.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute gratefully acknowledges the Perrin Moorhead Grayson and Bruns Grayson Dean’s Leadership Fund for Academic Ventures, which is supporting this event.



When: Tuesday, July 12, 2022
4 PM–5 PM ET

Tickets: Free and open to the public.

Zoom Registration: To view this event online, individuals will need to register via Zoom.

For instructions on how to join online, see the How to Attend a Radcliffe Event on Zoom webpage.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing a link and password for this meeting.

Please note: There is a slight delay between the Zoom webinar and the livestream. If you are unable to view the stream, wait a minute or two and refresh your web browser.


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