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A Lunch Conversation with Wu Man

October 14, 2019 @ 12:30 pm
International House
1414 East 59th Street
Illinois 60637


Luncheon with Wu Man and the Center for East Asian Studies
FREE and open to the public, RSVP required


In addition to her performance “A Night in the Gardens of the Tang Dynasty” on Sunday, October 13th, Wu joins the Center for East Asian Studies at the University, which is co-presenting the residency, for a luncheon discussion in UChicago’s International House, and she will participate in a screening and discussion of the documentary Discovering a Musical Heartland: Wu Man’s Return to China. The film, which Wu produced and directed, documents her travels through China’s remote regions as she unearths ancient musical traditions in danger of being lost. Wu says, “I hope that through the documentary film the audience can travel with me to China’s remote countryside, to discover music rarely seen or heard outside of these areas, to see the inside of China.”

For more information, please visit the UChicago Presents Website.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance should contact the Office of Programs and External Relations in advance at 773-753-2274 or [email protected].


Presented by the University of Chicago Presents and the University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies with generous support from the U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the International House Global Voices Program at the University of Chicago, and the Chinese Fine Arts Society of Chicago. This engagement is further supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Illinois Arts Council and the Crane Group.

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