Tibetan Women Writing Symposium

Spring 2022 Grant Recipient

David Germano (Religious Studies) and Charles Laughlin (East Asian Literature and Culture)

This symposium focuses on exploring and celebrating the recent emergence of Tibetan female writers in their Himalayan homelands and in the broader global diaspora. Prominent Tibetan authors from across the globe will come to Charlottesville to share their creative essays, short stories, memoirs, and poems in person. The symposium is a public event featuring readings of their original works, including translation, as well as scholarly discussions of their compositions with scholars from across North America and Europe.