Sunday, 28 December
400. American Literature of the Southeast Asian Diaspora
7:15–8:30 p.m., Mason A, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Cheng Lok Chua, California State Univ., Fresno
1. “Of Witness and Wiles: Vietnamese American Literature in English, 1963–2006,” Michele Janette, Kansas State Univ.
2. “The Politics of Appropriation: Writing, Responsibility, and the Specter of Authenticity in Loung Ung’s First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers,” Bunkong Tuon, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
3. “Art Is Essential: The Cultural Interventions of Contemporary Hmong American Literature,” Lisa Ann Long, North Central Coll.