8+1: A Symposium, Voices from The Asian American Literary Review

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Performing Arts

May 20117
10:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
369 E 1st St
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

A day-long celebration of eight of today’s most accomplished and exciting Asian American writers, plus a Japanese poet who splits time between Japan and California--and, for good measure, her interpreter.  Hosted by the Japanese American National Museum, to be held on May 7th, 2011, from 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.  Free to the public.


Joy Kogawa • R. Zamora Linmark • Ray Hsu • Viet Nguyen • Brian Ascalon Roley • Reese Okyong Kwon • Kip Fulbeck • Hiromi Itō & translator Jeffrey Angles • Rishi Reddi


Introductory remarks by AALR editors-in-chief Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis and Gerald Maa


10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.                 Brian Ascalon Roley & Viet Nguyen

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.                   R. Zamora Linmark & Reese Okyong Kwon

1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.                     Kip Fulbeck & Ray Hsu

2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.                     Joy Kogawa & Rishi Reddi

4 p.m.-4:45 p.m.                     Hiromi Itō & translator Jeffrey Angles

4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m.                Book Signing


Community & Media Sponsors:

Japanese American National Museum • International Center for Writing and Translation • USC Asian American Studies Program • UCLA Asian American Studies Center • UCLA English Department and the UCLA Friends of English • Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association • Coffee House Press • Hyphen Magazine • Philippine Expressions Bookshop • Kaya Press • Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network • Giant Robot • Asian American Journalists Association, Los Angeles Chapter • Audrey Magazine • Asian Arts Initiative • Calypso Press • Asian Pacific American Studies at Loyola Marymount University • Asian Pacific American Librarians Association • Japan America Society of Southern California


This event is supported by Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant it has received from The James Irvine Foundation.


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