Thursday, 06 January
102. Literature, Wars, and the American Body
3:30–4:45 p.m., Platinum Salon A, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Asian American Literature and the American Literature Section
Presiding: Paul Y. Lai, Univ. of Saint Thomas
1. “The Body under Siege: The Affective Legacy of War in Chang-Rae Lee’s The Surrendered,” Susan Muchshima Moynihan, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
2. “The Premilitarized Black Body, the Korean War, and Afro-Orientalism in Clarence Adams’s An American Dream,” Daniel Young-Hoon Kim, Brown Univ.
3. “Photographing Ghosts, Memorializing the Body: lê thi diem thúy and the Traumatic Representation of Viet Nam,” Adrian Khactu, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Respondent: Jodi S. Kim, Univ. of California, Riverside
For abstracts, visit http://courseweb.stthomas.edu/plai2/mla2011 after 1 Dec.