Announcements Conferences

CAALS-sponsored panels at AAAS 2024

AAAS 2024April 25-27, 2024 in Seattle, WA Please support these exciting CAALS sponsored panels at AAAS this year. Thursday, April 25 at 2:45pm – 4:15pmT74. Re-Thinking Asian American Literary Criticism in the 2020sVENUE: Kirkland Participants: Aline Lo, Colorado College Binod Paudyal, University of Maryland Cherise Fung, University of Wisconsin Nabiha Mansoor, University of Wisconsin Anthony …

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CFP Conferences

CAALS CFP for ALA 2024

CAALS is pleased to announce CFPs for ALA 2024!May 23-26, 2024, Chicago, IL Panel #1:Asian American Carceral Structures: Dispossession and Relocation We invite papers that consider how Asian American literary texts illuminate, challenge, or reimagine Asian American relationships to carceral structures. We ask, how might a deeper awareness of the Asian American subject’s implication in …

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Announcements CFP Conferences


CAALS is pleased to announce CFPs for AAAS 2024!April 25-27, 2024, Seattle, WA Panel Title & Description  Emotional Asians: Theorizing the Affective Landscapes of Asian America After 2020   2020 was an emotional year for diasporic Asians in the U.S. The anti-Asian hate crimes that swept the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic stirred up a mix …

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CAALS Virtual Conference 2022

Welcome to the CAALS 2022 Virtual ConferenceFriday, June 10 – Saturday, June 11(All Times EST)Hosted by University of California, Santa Barbara  Welcome Message By Conference Co-Chairs Thank you for joining the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS) for our second Virtual Conference, June 10-11, 2022! We welcome one and all to this now not-so-new …

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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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