Final TORCH “Home” events
The final two events organised by Dr Jennifer Wong (1998, English), Visiting Fellow at TORCH Oxford for 2022-23, take place on 29 November at Holywell Music Room.
Home Away From Home: A Roundtable Discussion – 5-6pm
Join Dr Jennifer Wong for a conversation with this panel of academics, writers and artists who will share their ideas and writing on what it means to feel at home in a multicultural era, through the lens of personal stories, cultural history and art-making. There will also be a question and answer session.
Jennifer Altehenger – moderator
Margaret Hillenbrand – moderator
Nina Mingya Powles
Tickets are free but booking is required. Further information and booking at torch.ox.ac.uk
This will be followed, from 6.30-8pm, by a reading event of poetry and prose inspired by home. Again, tickets are free but must be booked at torch.ox.ac.uk
Born in Hong Kong and now living in the UK, Jennifer Wong is a poet and translator. Her collection, 回家 Letters Home, published by Nine Arches Press in 2020, was named a Wild Card choice by the Poetry Book Society. She is also the author of Goldfish (Chameleon Press 2013) – which won the Hong Kong Arts Development Council Young Artist Award (Literary Arts) and a pamphlet, Diary of a Miu Miu Salesgirl (Bitter Melon Poetry 2019).
Published: 25 November 2022