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Cleveland Humanities Collaborative to host seminars centered on 2023 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winning novel The Family Chao

The Cleveland Humanities Collaborative again will host a two-week long intensive summer seminars for faculty, staff and graduate students.

This year’s seminars will be centered on The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang, one of the 2023 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winners for fiction. In addition to discussing how this book engages the history, experiences and stereotypes surrounding Asian Americans, seminar participants will examine how we teach and have productive dialogue about our history and complex social issues. Seminar meetings will take place every day for five hours, and the will provide lunch and parking.
Two sets of dates will be offered. They are:

  • Seminar one: Monday, July 17–Friday, July 21
    Seminar two: Monday, July 31–Friday, August 4

Space is limited to 15 participants per seminar. 

Complete the application by June 1. Selected participants will be notified by June 15.

Learn more about the seminars.

Contact Lisa Nielson, associate director of the Cleveland Humanities Collaborative, at