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Sunday, 28 December

400. American Literature of the Southeast Asian Diaspora

7:15–8:30 p.m., Mason A, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Cheng Lok Chua, California State Univ., Fresno

1. “Of Witness and Wiles: Vietnamese American Literature in English, 1963–2006,” Michele Janette, Kansas State Univ.

2. “The Politics of Appropriation: Writing, Responsibility, and the Specter of Authenticity in Loung Ung’s First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers,” Bunkong Tuon, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

3. “Art Is Essential: The Cultural Interventions of Contemporary Hmong American Literature,” Lisa Ann Long, North Central Coll.

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