- Venue: NYU Kimmel Center, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, 4th Floor
60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10003 United States
Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.
A Time to Say Goodbye IRL podcast jam with co-hosts E. Tammy Kim (Writer-in-Residence, A/P/A Institute at NYU) and Jay Caspian Kang, celebrating the new memoir, Stay True (Penguin Random House, 2022), by special guest Hua Hsu.
Time to Say Goodbye is a podcast and a newsletter about left politics, culture, pandemic life, Asia, and Asian America — or “Asian Americans trashing neoliberalism.” Time to Say Goodbye has been featured in the New York Times, The New Yorker, New York Magazine’s Vulture, n+1, The Nation, The Dig, San Francisco Examiner, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and The Blue and White. Vulture named it one of the top ten podcasts of 2021.
COVID-19 & NYU campus access guidelines: This is an in-person event, open to the public. Registration is required. All attendees must be able to present proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and boosted with an FDA-authorized or WHO-listed vaccine. Non-NYU guests must present a government-issued photo ID which matches the name on their registration.
Accessibility note: This venue is wheelchair accessible, and has an elevator. A single-stall all-gender restroom is located on the first floor. ASL interpreters will be present. If you need any accommodations, please email email@example.com.
Hua Hsu is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure Across the Pacific (Harvard University Press, 2016), and Stay True: A Memoir (Penguin Random House, 2022). He teaches at Bard College and serves on the boards of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop and Critical Minded, an initiative to support cultural critics of color.
Jay Caspian Kang is a staff writer for The New Yorker, an Emmy-nominated documentary film director, and the author of The Loneliest Americans (Penguin Random House, 2021). Previously, he was an opinion writer for the New York Times. His work has appeared in The New York Review of Books, “This American Life,” and the Times Magazine. His new film, American Son, will premiere in 2023, as part of ESPN’s “30 for 30” series. He lives in Northern California with his family. He is a co-host of Time to Say Goodbye.
E. Tammy Kim is a contributing writer at The New Yorker who covers labor and the workplace, arts and culture, and the Koreas. She is also a co-host of the weekly podcast Time to Say Goodbye, a contributing editor at Lux magazine, a 2022 Alicia Patterson fellow, and a fellow at Type Media Center. She co-edited Punk Ethnography (Wesleyan University Press, 2016), a book about the politics of contemporary world music. She is the 2022-23 Writer-in-Residence at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.