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Massachusetts Review x CAALS Now Online

Since 2017, CAALS has collaborated with the Smithsonian Asian American Literature Festival and the Massachusetts Review to present a series of “Literary Addresses,” public-facing talks on the state of the field by prominent writers and scholars. At the 2017 and 2019 Lit Fests, we had the privilege of convening many of the wonderful Literary Address writers with invited …

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CFP Conferences

CFP: CAALS@AAAS 2020, April 9-11, 2020, Washington, DC

Graphic Text: Call for Papers: CAALS@AAAS 2020Circle for Asian American Literary StudiesApril 9–11, 2020, Washington, D.C. Troubling Fictions: Reassessing the Politics of Asian American Literature a 2-part panel sponsored by CAALS As the infamous Kingston-Chin debates between cultural nationalism and feminism as well as the AAAS book award controversy around Blu’s Hanging make starkly evident, …

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Experiences

Guest Post by Douglas S. Ishii: CAALS@ALA 2019

Guest blogger Douglas S. Ishii writes about his first time at CAALS@ALA 2019. Dr. Ishii is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing, Literature, & Publishing at Emerson College. His scholarship has been published in Camera Obscura, American Quarterly, and the Journal of Asian American Studies, as well as the edited volumes Techno-Orientalism: Imagining …

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Experiences

Guest Post by Christine Kitano: CAALS@ALA 2019

Guest blogger Christine Kitano writes of attending CAALS@ALA 2019 last month. Dr. Kitano is an assistant professor of English at Ithaca College. She has published two collections of poetry, Sky Country (2017) and Birds of Paradise (2011), and serves on the CAALS Advisory Board. My first experience with CAALS was in 2016, when I attended …

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