Wednesday March 23, 6:30PM, NTB-A06
This talk is organized in cooperation with the Gender, Culture and Identities Dialogues.
Xue Xinran, who writes under the pen name Xinran, is a British-Chinese journalist, author, and advocate of women’s issues. Her first book, The Good Women of China, was an international bestseller upon publication in 2002. She followed up with Sky Burial, a true account of a Han woman’s journey and experiences in Tibet, and her latest book is Buy Me the Sky, an investigation of the impact of China’s one-child policy on those born after 1970. Between 1989 and 1997 Xinran was the popular host of a call-in radio program in China called “Words on the Night Breeze.” She is also founder of The Mother’s Bridge of Love, which reaches out to adopted Chinese children around the world. She was born in Beijing in 1958 and currently lives in the UK.