1998: Annual ALA Conference

Annual ALA Conference at the Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, CA, May 28-31, 1998

History, Subject, and Identity in Asian American Literature of the 1940s and 1950s
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
Chair: Keith Lawrence, Brigham Young University

1. “An Inter- and Trans-Cultural Nexus: Identity Formation in Japanese American Internment Literature”
Suzanne Arakawa, Claremont Graduate School

2. “The Pre-History of an Asian American Writer: N. V. M. Gonzalez and (Neo) Colonialism”
Augusto Espiritu, University of California, Los Angeles

3. “Asian American Subjects and the American Nation from America is in the Heart to No-No Boy”
Viet Than Nguyen, University of Southern California