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Think & Drink
Think & Drink is a happy-hour series that sparks provocative conversations about big ideas. The series, which invites the public to think and talk together, reflects Oregon Humanities' emphasis on infusing important public conversations with critical thinking and fresh ideas. All Think & Drink events are free and open to the public.
Richard Read and Lijia Zhang: A Special Wordstock Event
October 7, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. rontoms, 600 E. Burnside St., Portland
Pulitzer Prize-winning Oregonian reporter Richard Read and Wordstock visiting journalist and author Lijia Zhang (Socialism is Great! and Western Images of Chairman Mao) for a discussion about life in modern China, journalistic freedom, and writing as social action.
Zhang is in Portland through Pacific Northwest College of Art’s (PNCA) writers’ week, which features authors who are part of the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program (IWP). She and the other visiting IWP writers will be participating in events at Wordstock and Portland State University’s Portland Center for Public Humanities, as well as at PNCA.
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