Announcing the inaugural CAALS Essay Prize

CAALS ESSAY PRIZE Due Date: May 9, 2014 Starting this year, CAALS will be launching an annual book prize for the best paper on Asian American literary studies written by a graduate student/doctoral candidate (or, should the occasion arise, an undergraduate student) and presented at any ALA panel. Papers must be submitted electronically by May […]

CFP for ALA 2014!

CALLS FOR PAPERS for the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies panels at ALA 2014 in Washington, D.C.! Please consult the ALA conference website for more information on the conference fees, site, and other logistics. Also, note that the required CAALS membership for participation in CAALS panels is separate from the ALA conference fee. __________________________ […]

Prageeta Sharma

A short excerpt of Prageeta Sharma (poet and professor at the University of Montana) reading from her new collection, Undergloom. (Warning: The volume is very, very low.)    

ALA 2013 Photos

CAALS had well-attended panels, a roundtable, and an author reading at ALA 2013 (Boston). Below are some photos from the highly successful Geographies of Asian America double panel. Thanks to everyone for participating!  

Panels for ALA 2013, Boston

From the draft program. Friday, May 24, 2013, 12:40–2:00 Session 10-E Humanities Under Attack: Roundtable on Teaching Asian American Literature (St George D 3rd Floor) Organized by the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies Chair: Lynn Itagaki, The Ohio State University 1. Betsy Huang, Clark University 2. Jinah Kim, Northwestern University 3. Ju Yon Kim, […]

Panels for ALA 2012, San Francisco

(From the draft program.) Thursday, May 24, 2012, 9:00 – 10:20 am Session 1-A Afro-Asian Connections I: 20th C. Intersections among African-American and Asian Americans Organized by the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies and the African American Literature and Culture Society Chair: Jennifer Ho, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1. “Annexation in […]