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How I Write: A Conversation with Eileen Chow

Typing Hands
Friday, September 23, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Eileen Chow
How I Write

Eileen Cheng-yin Chow is Associate Professor of the Practice in Chinese and Japanese Cultural Studies at Duke University, and one of the founding directors of Story Lab at Duke. She is currently the Director of Graduate Studies for Duke Asian Pacific Studies Institute's East Asian Studies graduate program, and a founding/core faculty member of Duke Asian American and Diaspora Studies.

Eileen is also Director of the Cheng Shewo Institute of Chinese Journalism at Shih Hsin University in Taipei, Taiwan, and she co-directs the Biographical Literature Press and its longstanding Chinese-language history journal, Biographical Literature. Eileen serves on the executive board of the LA Review of Books, and as co-editor of the Duke University Press book series, Sinotheory.

Dr. Chow will talk with Faculty Write Program Director Jennifer Ahern-Dodson about how writing works for her: Why she writes, how she writes, what she does when she gets stuck, and where she finds joy in her work.