Northwestern University

Feb
22
Fri 3:00 PM

American Cultures Colloquium Speaker - Timothy Yu

When: Friday, February 22, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: University Hall, Hagstrum Room (201), 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

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

Contact: English Department   847.491.7294

Group: English Department

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

“Disclaiming America: Asian Diasporic Poetics in the Work of Myung Mi Kim and Cathy Park Hong,” a talk by Timothy Yu
Yu is associate professor of English and Asian American Studies and director of the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of the poetry collection 100 Chinese Silences (Les Figues Press), the Editor’s Selection in the 2014 NOS Book Contest. He is the author of Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry since 1965 (Stanford University Press), which won the Book Award in Literary Studies from the Association for Asian American Studies. He is the editor of the collection Nests and Strangers: On Asian American Women Poets (Kelsey Street Press), and he also serves as an editor of the journal Contemporary Literature.

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