Mapping a Literary Landscape: The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature
World War II incarceration camp literature, adoptee subjectivities, post-9/11 narratives, and queer interventions. The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature (Cambridge University Press, August 2015) provides insight into the myriad historical formations, cultural movements, and literary genres that have shaped the Asian American literary landscape. Co-editors Crystal Parikh and Daniel Y. Kim toast the Companion’s publication with contributors and leading scholars Josephine Park and Joseph Keith. Ed Lin and lê thi diem thúy read from recent works. Introduced by Sukhdev Sandhu.
The Companion will be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
Co-sponsored by the NYU English Department and Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis.
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU
8 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM