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578. South Asians in North America: Interethnic Readings

Saturday, 11 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Great America, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Ethnic Studies in Language and Literature

Presiding: Amritjit Singh, Ohio Univ., Athens

1. "M. N. Roy's Memoirs: Internationalist Autobiography, Afro-American-Asian Solidarity, and the Question of Genre," Auritro Majumder, Syracuse Univ.

2. "Vijay Prashad and Black Belt: Positioning South Asian Americans within an Afro-Asian American Visual Art Context," Maya Winfrey, New York Univ.

3. "The City as a 'Contact Zone': Reinscribing 'American Space' in Meena Alexander's Manhattan Music," Xiaojing Zhou, Univ. of the Pacific

4. "Asians in the South: Prehistories of Asian Belonging in Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala," Gaurav G. Desai, Tulane Univ.


  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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