Mapping a Literary Landscape

The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature (Cambridge University Press, August 2015) provides insight into the myriad historical formations, cultural movements, and literary genres that have shaped the Asian American literary landscape. On October 20, coeditors Crystal Parikh (NYU Departments of English and Social & Cultural Analysis) and Daniel Y. Kim (Brown University Department of English) toasted the Companion’s publication with contributors and leading scholars Josephine Park (University of Pennsylvania Asian American Studies Program and Department of English) and Joseph Keith (Binghamton University Department of English). Ed Lin (Ghost Month) and lê thi diem thúy (The Gangster We Are All Looking For) read from recent works. Introduced by Sukhdev Sandhu (Director, A/P/A Studies in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis).