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Cultures Collide: Fluid Borders + Intercultural Exchange with author Richard C. Morais
Date Monday October 21
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorHostelling International USA & Cultural Vista
Location Details
Hostelling International USA, Fisherman's Wharf, 240 Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 94123
Cultures Collide: Fluid Borders + Intercultural Exchange with author, Richard C. Morais

Date And Time: Mon, October 21, 2019 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Hostelling International USA
Fisherman's Wharf, 240 Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 94123

Cost: $35, which includes a signed copy of Richard C. Morais' new book, "The Man With No Borders" (Eventbrite ticket link below)

All ticket proceeds will support Cultural Vistas’ and HI USA’s efforts to expand access to immersive international learning and travel opportunities through each organization’s need-based scholarship funds.
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Join Cultural Vistas and Hostelling International USA for a special evening with
Richard C. Morais, the acclaimed author of the New York Times and international bestseller
"The Hundred-Foot Journey" and the newly-released, "The Man With No Borders", exploring the complex issues around diversity and the immense blessings and very real complexities that occur when different cultures encounter each other.

How do we live with this quickening mash-up of cultures that is the result of mass migration? What precisely happens, on a personal and societal level, when an individual makes their way from one corner of the globe to another in the 21st century? This is what Morais will be exploring as he walks through all the issues – creative and destructive, individual and collective, spiritual and mundane – that the human drive to migrate raises in the world.

The talk will be followed by a community panel discussion and a light reception. Guests will receive a signed copy of Morais' latest novel, "The Man with No Borders", with their ticket purchase.

Learn more about the Cultural Vistas Fellowship
https://culturalvistas.org/programs/abroad/cultural-vistas-fellowship/

Learn more about HI USA's Explore the World Travel Scholarships https://www.hiusa.org/programs/travel-scholarships/explore-the-world

ABOUT: Richard C. Morais, American journalist and novelist

Richard C. Morais is best known as the author of the New York Times and international bestseller "The Hundred-Foot Journey", a novel about an Indian chef in France that sold in 35 territories worldwide. In 2014, Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey released "The Hundred-Foot Journey" as a film starring Helen Mirren and Om Puri. Morais’ sophomore novel "Buddhaland Brooklyn" is about a Japanese Buddhist priest building a temple in New York, and is currently in development as a premium TV series with K&L Productions. His latest novel, "The Man with No Borders", was released globally on September 1, by Amazon’s literary imprint, Little A.
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