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Ching-In Chen awarded Contemplative Social Justice Scholar grant

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IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen has been awarded a grant as a Contemplative Social Justice Scholar to attend the 2019 Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education conference at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The 2019 ACMHE conference is focused on Radical Well-Being in Higher Education: Approaches for Renewal, Justice, and Sustainability and will share how contemplative practices, including ...

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Ching-In Chen curates a series of new poems in response to a New Asian Futurisms exhibit

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IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen has curated a series of new poems in response to a New Asian Futurisms exhibit currently on display at Philadelphia’s Asian Arts Initiative through December 6. In New Asian Futurisms, artists re-repaired the imaginations of fragmented pasts and observed multiple histories of diverse communities in looking forward to the future. In their work ...

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Ching-In Chen’s “Score for a Prison Town” included in Of Texas exhibition

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IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen’s “Score for a Prison Town” is included in Of Texas, an exhibition and publication of instruction or score-based artworks, poems, and texts created by people who live in Texas, are from Texas, or are somehow deeply connected to Texas; or otherwise, “of Texas.” The exhibit will have an opening reception at ...

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Hugo House Interviews Ching-In Chen

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Hugo House published an interview with IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen and co-reader Kenji C Liu about their Spotlight Poetry reading at Hugo House in Seattle on Thursday, September 26, 2019 as well as their paths to poetry and recent books. Spotlight readings feature ...

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Ching-In Chen's "Lantern Letter: a Zuihitsu" chosen as Split This Rock's Poem of the Week

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IAS faculty member Ching-In Chen's "Lantern Letter: a Zuihitsu" was chosen as Split This Rock's Poem of the Week and was published in the Quarry: a Social Justice Poetry Database.  The poem uses the Japanese hybrid form of zuihitsu to explore connections and kindnesses among strangers in the context of ecological disaster.

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