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A/P/A Reads: Iep Jāltok: Poems from a Marshallese Daughter by Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner

Hosted by A/P/A Reads. Sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

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Join A/P/A Reads for a discussion of excerpts from Iep Jāltok: Poems from a Marshallese Daughter by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner. Marshallese poet and activist Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner’s writing highlights the traumas of colonialism, racism, forced migration, the legacy of American nuclear testing, and the impending threats of climate change facing the people of the Marshall Islands.

The reading excerpts will be provided to those that register for the meeting.

Launched in Fall 2020, A/P/A Reads is a student-run book club for NYU students with an interest in A/P/A writing and literature. Members meet monthly to discuss selected works, and engage in meaningful dialogue together. The club is sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

Accessibility note: This venue has an elevator and is accessible for wheelchair users. There are all-gender restrooms. If you have any access needs, please email apa.rsvp@nyu.edu.

Image: Cover of Iep Jāltok: Poems from a Marshallese Daughter by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner (University of Arizona Press, 2017).

Organizer: A/P/A Institute at NYU
Venue: 20 Cooper Square, 3rd floor, Room 372
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20 Cooper Square, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Add to Calendar 11/30/2023 04:30 PM 11/30/2023 06:00 PM America/New_York A/P/A Reads: Iep Jāltok: Poems from a Marshallese Daughter by Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner More detail: https://apa.nyu.edu/event/a-p-a-reads-iep-jaltok-poems-from-a-marshallese-daughter-by-kathy-jetnil-kijiner/ 20 Cooper Square, 3rd floor, Room 372, New York, NY, 10003