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Nov
13
2017

An Aesthetics of Kin and the Rights of the Child in Minor U.S. Literatures

When: Monday, November 13, 2017
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM  

Where: Crowe Hall, 1-1323, 1860 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Cheryl Jue   847.467.7114

Group: Asian American Studies Program

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

With Crystal Parikh, Associate Professor, New York University. Parikh proposes human rights as a method for reading fiction authored by contemporary U.S. writers of color. This lecture in particular examines the rights of the child and the "right to family," in tandem with the aesthetics of kin advanced by minor literatures.

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