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Writing Kashmir: Literature and Resistance Under Occupation

Organizer: Asian American Writers’ Workshop
Venue: Asian American Writers’ Workshop
Address:
110-112 West 27th Street, Suite 600
New York, NY 10001 United States
Website: www.aaww.org
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Add to Calendar 12/13/2019 07:00 PM 12/13/2019 10:00 PM America/New_York Writing Kashmir: Literature and Resistance Under Occupation More detail: https://apa.nyu.edu/event/writing-kashmir-literature-and-resistance-under-occupation/ Asian American Writers’ Workshop, New York, NY, 10001

Presented by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

The Asian American Writers’ Workshop presents an evening of readings by Kashmiri writers, artists, organizers, and academics from the diaspora. Featuring political anthropologist, poet, and short fiction writer Ather Zia (University of Northern Colorado, Greeley), writer and filmmaker Maryam Mir (New York University), and social worker Samia Shafi (Stand with Kashmir). A conversation about India’s military occupation, the impact of the current communication blackout on writers and dissidents, and the role of the diaspora in drawing attention to and organizing for Kashmir follows.

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The venue is wheelchair accessible, and has direct elevator access from ground floor to sixth floor. Guests are encouraged to be scent-free. For any additional questions or to reserve priority seating, please email Tiffany Le at tle@aaww.org.