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Full MELUS 2012 Conference Program Now Available

(Feb 15, 2012)

Full program now available for the 2012 joint conference of Society for ther Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS) and the United States Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (USACLALS).

2012 MELUS & USACLALS JOINT CONFERENCE PROGRAM April 19-21, 2012
Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, CA


Of interest to IASA members:

 Saturday April 21 8:30 – 10:00 am

Writing Across Cultures: Collisions and Continuities
JoAnne Ruvoli,  panel moderator and respondent 
Mary Jo  Bona, “‘She’s Got a Ticket to Ride’: Hester’s Needle, Migratory Women, and Mending Fragmentation in the New World.” 
Josephine Hendin, “Universal Cities: Transnationalism, Urban Ethnicity, and Postmodern Form.” 

 Saturday April 21 1:45 – 3:15 pm

Roundtable: State of the Multiethnic Union: Archives
Mary Jo Bona, Moderator
Lok C. Chua,  “Maxine Hong Kingston.” 
JoAnne Ruvoli, “Accessing Archives and Making Archives Accessible.” 
Martha Cutter, “Sui Sin Far and the Soutwest Museum in Los Angeles.” 
Deborah Whiteman, “Special Collections.” 
Fred Gardaphe, “Research Archives and Ethnic Studies programs.”

For complete details:
http://www.usaclals.org