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Asians Wear Clothes on the Internet

Minh-Ha T. Pham, Thuy Linh Tu, and Arabelle Sicardi

Copresented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and Asian American Writers' Workshop Rumi Neely. Susie Bubble. BryanBoy. Asian personal superbloggers dominate the Internet. In Asians Wear Clothes on the Internet: Race, Gender, and the Work of Personal Style Blogging (Duke University Press, 2015 ), Minh-Ha T. Pham examines the phenomenal rise of elite Asian diasporic bloggers who have made a career of posting photographs of themselves wearing clothes on the Internet... MORE

Thu, February 11, 2016 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street
New York, New York 10001

Archive Seance

NourbeSe Philip and Phinder Dulai

Experimental poets NourbeSe Philip and Phinder Dulai draw on legal decisions, ship records, and other archival materials to engage with the passage of bodies of color across the waters: the dead of the slave trade and South Asian migrants refused entry at port. Don’t miss this special New York appearance by these two Canadian poets working between poetry and the archive. In conversation with AAWW Executive Director Ken Chen, who.. MORE

Thu, February 25, 2016 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 West 27th street, Suite 600
New York, New York 10001

A Reading with Alexander Chee

Alexander Chee

Details TBA.. MORE

Thu, March 3, 2016 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th St.
New York,
Past Events

Workshop: Two Truths and a Lie

Bushra Rehman

Two Truths and a Lie: Writing Memoir and Autobiographical Fiction Six Mondays January 18, 2016 - February 22, 2016 7PM-9PM $375 General / $350 Members Writing from life can be a tricky business. There are people to protect, faulty memories of events, and the pitfalls of self-censorship. In this workshop, we will employ techniques of poetry and fiction to create works of Memoir and Autobiographical Fiction. Through original writing exercises, we will learn MORE

Mon, January 18, 2016 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001

NIIC Conference: Shifting Cultures on Immigration, Identity, and Race

Favianna Rodriguez, Tia Oso, Kat Lazo, and Luis Argueta

How are artists and cultural workers shifting our national culture and perceptions towards immigrants and integration? As part of the 2015 National Immigrant Integration Conference, AAWW Executive Director Ken Chen joins Favianna Rodriguez (CultureStrike), Tia Oso (Black Alliance for Just Immigration; Black Lives Matter), Kat Lazo (Race Forward), and filmmaker Luis Argueta (The Postville Raid) on a panel featuring artists and cultural workers who have played a key role MORE

Tue, December 15, 2015 12:00am
New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams St
Brooklyn, NY, NY 11201

Running from History

Mia Alvar, Vu Tran, and Bino Realuyo

In the stories of Mia Alvar and Vu Tran, you can run away from history but you can't escape it. Both authors have been acclaimed by NPR and the New York Times for their debut books that discuss the trauma of transnational migration of the 1960s and ‘70s and the ghosts that pursue us across the globe. They'll be joined MORE

Mon, December 7, 2015 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 W. 27th Street, Sixth Floor
New York, NY 10001
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