Talk: Mai-Linh Hong, "Haiku and Syllabic Activism"

Date: 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Time: 

3:30 pm

Location: 

SH 2635

Dr. Hong will discussing her work on Kaiko haiku and political rhetoric. Her research interests include ethnic literatures (Asian-American, African-American, and Native-American literatures); critical race studies; law and literature; war, militarism, and state violence; and place and identity. She is writing a book on race and militarism, focusing on minority conceptions of war and state violence in U.S. literature since World War II. A former attorney, she enjoys introducing students to a wide range of literary, legal, and visual texts, and encourages an interdisciplinary approach to American cultural studies.