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Portland State University and the Northwest China Council

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Portland State University and the Northwest China Council help launch Imperial Masquerade: The Legend of Princess Der Ling
 
 

Along with a talk about the many-faceted personality that was Princess Der Ling and a reading from the book, the author will present a slide show of rare photographs from the court of the Empress Dowager Cixi, as well as glimpses into the intimate family life of Princess Der Ling. 
 
Autographed copies of Der Ling's books, as well as a scroll painting by the Empress Dowager herself, and a sample of imperial palace embroidery, will be on display. 
 
Books will be available for purchase - the author will happily sign (and chop) copies on request.

DATE: Sunday, May 18, 2008
 
TIME: 3-5 p.m.
 
LOCATION: Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 338 (Vanport Room), Portland State University. 
 
For full information, click here.
 
Parking is free.  Click here for campus map and parking structure locations.

For photos from the event, please click here

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The Freer and Sackler Galleries at the Smithsonian Institution launch Imperial Masquerade: The Legend of Princess Der Ling

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The author will give a talk about Princess Der Ling's extraordinary life as well as present a slide show of rare photographs from the court of the Empress Dowager Cixi, some seen for the first time publicly. He will also read from his book. 
 
Autographed copies of Der Ling's books and related ephemera will be on display. 
 
Books will be available for purchase - the author will happily sign (and chop) copies on request.

 
DATE: Thursday, May 29, 2008
 
TIME: 7 p.m.
 
LOCATION: Freer Conference Room,  Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution.

For photos from the event, please click here

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