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216. Secret Asian Man: Martin Wong's Influence across Culture and Medium in 1980s New York City

Wednesday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 303, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Roy Perez, Willamette Univ.

1. "The Queer Excesses of Martin Wong's Nuyorico: Love in the Piñero Portraits," Roy Perez

2. "Blasians: Martin Wong, Berry Gordy's Last Dragon, and NYC Hip-Hop's Afro-Orientalism," Shante Paradigm Smalls, New York Univ.

3. "Nuyorican Consciousness and Martin Wong's Queer Puerto Rican Flags," Lawrence M. La Fountain–Stokes, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Responding: Josh Takano Chambers-Letson, Northwestern Univ.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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