The Asian American Studies Faculty-Graduate Reading Group meets monthly to promote interdisciplinary engagement with Asian American studies.
Proposed discussion topics for the 2022-23 academic year include Asian American racialization and public health; transnational, refugee, and settler colonial histories; contemporary Asian American literature; and Asian American theology.
Tentative readings include (but are not limited to):
- Nayan Shah. “Public Health and the Mapping of Chinatown.” In Jean Yu-wen Shen Wu and Thomas C. Chen (Eds), Asian American Studies Now: A Critical Reader, pp.168–192. Rutgers University Press, 2010.
- Christine Hong, A Violent Peace: Race, U.S. Militarism, and Cultures of Democratization in Cold War Asia and the Pacific (Redwood City: Stanford University Press, 2020).
- Juliana Hu Pegues, Space-Time Colonialism: Alaska's Indigenous and Asian Entanglements (Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2021).
- Ma Vang, History on the Run: Secrecy, Fugitivity, and Hmong Refugee Epistemologies (Durham: Duke University Press, 2021).
- Elaine Hsieh Chou, Disorientation: A Novel (Penguin, 2022).
- Kathryn Gin Lum, Heathen: Religion and Race in American History (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2022)
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