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Lit 1105 H Asian Literature Honors By Susan Tatsui-D'Arcy
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The students will read Tale of Genji, Death in Midsummer, Woman Warrior, Rickshaw Boy, Death in Midsummer, Joy Luck Club, Truth Tales: Contemporary Stories from Women Writers of India, No-no Boy,... More > Catfish and Mandala, and Traditional Japanese Poetry: An Anthology, as well as a selection of short stories and poetry. Indian writers such as Tagore, Ghalib and Kalidasa, contemporary and classic Chinese writers such as Hsuch-ch’in and She, and Japanese authors such as Shikibu, Basho, Shimei and Mishima will also be read and discussed. Weekly lectures will provide historical and cultural information, and will compare Asian literature to its American and European counterparts. Students will also watch classic movies such as “The Joy Luck Club” and “Beyond Barbed Wire,” which will supplement their reading list as well as broaden their exposure to and understanding of Asian history and culture. Other assignments include 1-2 page critical analyses, a midterm and final, and proverb writing.< Less
Essays on Postcolonial and Ethnic Minorities Literature: African-American, Assian-American and Australian Literature. By María Filgueira Alfonso
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Literary research on Postcolonial and Ethnic minorities literature, inlcuding Michele Wallace's "A Black Feminist Search for Sisterhood" and Paule Marshall's "Reena"... More > (African-American Literature), Bienvenido Santos' "Immigration Blues and Peter Bacho's "Rico" (Assian-American Literature) and Sally Morgan's My Place (Australian Literature).< Less
Essays on Postcolonial and Ethnic Minorities Literature: African-American, Assian-American and Australian Literature. By María Filgueira Alfonso
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Literary research on Postcolonial and Ethnic minorities literature, inlcuding Michele Wallace's "A Black Feminist Search for Sisterhood" and Paule Marshall's "Reena"... More > (African-American Literature), Bienvenido Santos' "Immigration Blues and Peter Bacho's "Rico" (Assian-American Literature) and Sally Morgan's My Place (Australian Literature).< Less
The Claiming of Identity, Agency, and Advocacy in Korean Adoptee Literature By Kira A. Donnell
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Kira Donnell is the first Korean adoptee to graduate from San Francisco State University's Asian American Studies master's program. Her master's thesis examines recurring themes in poetry written by... More > adult Korean adoptees. In 2009, while writing her master's thesis, Kira reconnected with her birthmother after 27 years of separation. Kira also holds a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan, and her writing has been published in Korean Quarterly and Journal of Korean Adoption Studies.< Less
The Claiming of Identity, Agency, and Advocacy in Korean Adoptee Literature By Kira A. Donnell
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Kira Donnell is the first Korean adoptee to graduate from San Francisco State University's Asian American Studies master's program. Her master's thesis examines recurring themes in poetry written by... More > adult Korean adoptees. In 2009, while writing her master's thesis, Kira reconnected with her birthmother after 27 years of separation. Kira also holds a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan, and her writing has been published in Korean Quarterly and Journal of Korean Adoption Studies.< Less
Kartika Review: 2011 Anthology By Christine Lee Zilka et al.
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Kartika Review's 2011 Anthology of Asian Pacific Islander American Literature. Read past issues at www.kartikareview.com.
Kartika Review: 2011 Anthology [Full Color Version] By Christine Lee Zilka et al.
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Kartika Review's 2011 Anthology of Asian Pacific Islander American Literature. Read past issues at www.kartikareview.com.
Kartika Review Issue 5 By Kartika Press
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Kartika Review, an Asian American literary journal. Issue 05. Spring 2009. Featuring: Akito Yoshikane, Beth Kaufka, Brenda Nakamoto, Deepak Maini, Desmond Kon. Geri Lipschultz, Jill Widner, Joseph... More > Borja, Joy Zhu, Kenji Liu, Kimberly Law, Matthea Marquart, Molly Gaudry, Ocean Vuong, Richard Oyama, Vivek Sharma, and an interview with Peter Ho Davies< Less
Bough Breaks By Tamiko Beyer
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The poetic sequence bough breaks sets out to interrogate queer motherhood, implications of gender, and the politics of adoption. Traveling across terrains (New York, Bangkok, Honolulu, Tokyo) and... More > time (from the speaker’s childhood to an imagined future that holds or does not hold an adopted child) the poem teases apart the idea of conception. Queer in content and form, this fiercely feminist yet tenderly personal poem takes on the lullaby-lyric of parenthood to lay claim, surprise, and engage. Kazim Ali says: "In a trance-driven lineage of serious thinkers which include the likes of Myung Mi Kim, Jessica Grim, and Bruna Mori, Tamiko Beyer does not separate the experience of a gendered body from genres of thought. This writing lies down between poetry and theory and makes a bed there, a bed of textured experience and fabulous rhythms."< Less
Kartika Review: Issue 12, Spring 2012 By Christine Lee Zilka et al.
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Kartika Review, Issue 12, Spring 2012. Featuring original works by Adalena Kavanagh, Aruni Kashyap, Fredrick D. Kakinami Cloyd, Hai-Dang Phan, Ira Sukrungruang, Jenna Kilic, and Tony D’Souza.... More > Interviews with Catherine Chung, author of Forgotten Country and Krys Lee, author of Drifting House.< Less