Reading Group for Ted Chiang's 'Exhalation'

“Exhalation by Ted Chiang is a collection of short stories that will make you thinkgrapple with big questions, and feel more human.”  –Barack Obama 

Enter a world of wonder. In preparation for Ted Chiang’s visit to ASU in February, Matt Bell, Director of the Worldbuilding Initiative will lead a discussion of Chiang and his work. The group will discuss the short story “Exhalation” which is the title story of Chiang’s most recent story collection.

You can read “Exhalation” free online in its first published form at Lightspeed Magazine here

This is a hybrid event hosted by Humanities Institute.

  • For in-person attendees, refreshments will be provided.
  • For online attendees, Zoom link will be provided before the event.




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Humanities Institute

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Teens (13-17) Adults Current students Alumni Faculty and staff

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Room 196, Ross-Blakley Hall

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Victoria Day

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