Roundtable on Asian American Literature—History, Activism, and Imagining the Future

May 10, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanitities Center

Open to the public.

Special guest speaker:

Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen is the author of the novel The Sympathizer (winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in fiction) and the cultural history Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (finalist in nonfiction for the 2017 National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award, and winner of the René Wellek Prize). His current book is the short story collection The Refugees. He is the Aerol Arnold Chair of English and Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.


Professor Steven Lee, University of California, Berkeley

Professor David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University

Professor Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, California State University, San Francisco

Event Sponsor: 
Humanities Center, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Creative Writing Program
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