Wed. April 13: “Race as Species: Animals and Other Asian Americans in Multicultural Children’s Literature” [Bash Lectures in Modern American Literature]

The Department of English will host the second Bash Lectures in Modern American Literature on Thursday, at 3:30 p.m. April 13, in Root Hall A264. Professor Leslie Bow, University of Wisconsin, Madison, will present “Race as Species: Animals and Other Asian Americans in Multicultural Children’s Literature.”

Bow is the author of Betrayal and Other Acts of Subversion: Feminism, Sexual Politics, Asian American Women’s Literature (Princeton UP, 2001) and “Partly Colored”: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South (New York UP, 2010), as well as the editor of The Scent of the Gods by Fiona Cheong U of Illinois P, 2010 and Asian American Feminisms, Volumes I-IV (Routledge, 2012). Winner of a National Endowment for the Humanities Award 2001, Bow is also Mark and Elisabeth Eccles Professor 2012-2017 and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor.

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