1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows Book Club- Chinese History

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Join us for a discussion of 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows, a memoir by celebrated Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. In collaboration with the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Capitol Hill Library will host a discussion of the book and modern and contemporary Chinese history. This event's speaker is Dr. Xiaobing Li, Don Betz Chair in International Studies at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Free copies of the book are available at the library for participants interested in joining. 

Additional meetings of this book club take place at different locations across town during October 2023. Here is the list of locations where you can learn more about each event and register:

Visit metrolibrary.org/1000Years for information about obtaining a free copy of the book, the author Ai Weiwei, and our partners and sponsors.