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Poetry and Music: Mi Jialu: “Deep Breaths”

November 7, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Mi Jialu, associate professor in the departments of English and World Languages and Cultures at the College of New Jersey, reads from “Deep Breaths,” his recent bilingual book of poetry, with Chinese music accompaniment. The reading will be accompanied by the “Welcoming Tides” rock band led by Yingchao Zhang and English voiced by alto Dee Dee Miles.

“Deep Breaths,” a collection of poems written during the past 37 years, was published in Taiwan and is divided into three parts in reverse chronological order. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the reading.

Mi Jialu (original name Jiayan Mi) is the author of several books about Chinese poetry, literature, and film. He lives in Princeton with his family.


Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


November 7, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Community Room – First Floor
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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