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4.20.2010

asian american literature symposium


If you're anywhere near the University of Maryland, the Asian American Literary Review, which recently launched its first issue, invites you to the Asian American Literature Symposium, a day-long celebration of eight of today's most accomplished and exciting Asian American writers. It's this Saturday, April 24 at Ulrich Recital Hall. Some details:
Asian American Literature Symposium
8: A Symposium: Voices from The Asian American Literary Review

Saturday, April 24, 2010
10:00am - 5:00pm
Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall
University of Maryland, College Park

A day-long celebration of eight of today's most accomplished and exciting Asian American writers. Come to any or all of the readings; stay for the Q&A sessions, and don't forget to get your books signed by the authors.

As a part of Maryland Day 2010, sponsored by the University of Maryland, College Park, the Symposium will be held on April 24th, 2010, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall. Free to the public.

Schedule:
Introductory remarks by AALR editors-in-chief Lawrence-Minh Bui Davis and Gerald Maa and Asian American Studies Program Director Larry Shinagawa
10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Peter Bacho and Ru Freeman
11:30a.m.-1 p.m. Ed Lin and Srikanth Reddy
1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Kyoko Mori and April Naoko Heck
2:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Karen Tei Yamashita and Sonya Chung
4 p.m.-5 p.m. Book Signing

Sponsored jointly by The Asian American Literary Review and the University of Maryland's Asian American Studies Program, Writer's House, and English Department.

Please direct any questions or inquiries about press coverage to editors@aalrmag.org.
That's a solid, diverse lineup of literary talent hanging out in Maryland on Saturday. For more information, take a look at the Facebook event page here. And to learn more about the Asian American Literary Review, go here.