Tag Archives: Asian American

Growing up in Detroit

Professor of English Min Hyoung Song contributed a story to the new volume Asian Americans in Michigan: Voices from the Midwest (Wayne State University Press, 2015). The 41 contributors, who trace their heritage to East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia, explore their experiences, … Continue reading

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The Doctor, Undone

James Kyung-Jin Lee, author of Urban Triage: Race and the Fictions of Multiculturalism, will speak Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in Stokes 195S. Lee is the chair of the Asian American Studies Department at the University of California-Irvine and an Episcopal priest. … Continue reading

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National Book Award finalist

Karen Tei Yamashita will read from her latest novel, I Hotel, a 2010 finalist for the National Book Award. She also is the author of Through the Arc of the Rain Forest, Brazil-Maru, Tropic of Orange, and Circle K Cycles. … Continue reading

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Writer-in-Residence Gish Jen

Acclaimed novelist Gish Jen, author of the new book World and Town, will be a writer-in-residence at BC next week, making three public appearances. She will read from World and Town on Nov. 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the Yawkey … Continue reading

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Segregation and expectation

Anthropologist Nancy Abelmann will discuss her book, The Intimate University: Korean American Students and the Problem of Segregation, which describes the tensions between the ideals of higher education and the experiences of Korean American undergraduates at the University of Illinois, … Continue reading

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