CFP: New Perspectives on Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, ALA 2010

“New Perspectives on Theresa Hak Kyung Cha” Chair: Timothy Yu, University of Wisconsin American Literature Association Conference, May 27-30, 2010, San Francisco Standing panel organized by the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies Proposals due: January 1, 2010 Since her death in 1982, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s work has moved from avant-garde obscurity to canonical […]

CFP: Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s), ALA 2010

“Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” Chair: Trevor Lee, City University of New York (CUNY) “It is from those who have suffered the sentence of history – subjugation, domination, diaspora, displacement – that we learn our most enduring lessons for living and thinking.” – Homi Bhabha, The Location of […]

CFP: Asian American Literature: Ambivalent Precursors, ALA 2010

“Asian American Literature: Ambivalent Precursors” Chair: Merton Lee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign American Literature Association Conference, May 27-30, 2010, San Francisco Standing panel organized by the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies Proposals due: January 1, 2010 The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies invites papers for a panel on critical reevaluations of Asian […]

ALA 2009 Boston Conference Panels

The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies is presenting four panels for the American Literature Association conference, to be held May 21-24, 2009, in Boston. Here is the schedule:  Thursday, May 21, 2009 1:30 – 2:50pm “Margins within the Margins: Underrepresentation in Asian American Literary Criticism” Chair: Catherine Fung, UC Davis 1. “Linh Dinh’s ‘The […]

CFP: Margins Within the Margins, ALA 2009

“Margins Within the Margins: Underrepresentation in Asian American Literary Criticism” American Literature Association 2009 – Boston, MA – May 21-24, 2009 The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS) is sponsoring a panel at the American Literature Association (ALA) conference in Boston on texts that remain understudied in Asian American literary criticism. This panel aims […]

CFP: Critical Perspectives on Jhumpa Lahiri, ALA 2009

CFP: Critical Perspectives on Jhumpa Lahiri (ALA 2009) American Literature Association Conference, May 21-24, 2009, Boston Standing panel organized by the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies Proposals due: January 15, 2009 The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies invites papers for a panel on the work of Jhumpa Lahiri, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Interpreter […]

CFP: Hemispheric Approaches to Asian American Literature, ALA 2009

Hemispheric Approaches to Asian American Literature American Literature Association Conference May 21-24, 2009, Boston In her recent essay “Of Hemispheres and Other Spheres,” Kandice Chuh suggests that Asian Americanists explore “that complementary space between Asian American studies, conceived as a ‘national perspective’ that seeks to understand the link between the national and the global, and […]