Sense & Sense-making: A Roundtable on Im/migration & Literary Imaginations
Meena Alexander, Ken Chen, Chong Chon-Smith, Kyoo Lee, Min Jin Lee, Wendy Lee, and Patricia Park
Sense & Sense-making: A Roundtable on Im/migration & Literary Imaginations

A CUNY “Mapping Asian American New York” faculty seminar, this roundtable will discuss the links between writing and migration. Organized by CUNY Associate Professor of Philosophy Kyoo Lee, this event will feature Asian American writers and intellectuals discussing the spatiotemporal “sparks” of imagination that push forward narrative and document cross-cultural spaces of arrival. Speakers include Guggenheim Fellow Meena Alexander, AAWW Executive Director and Yale Younger Poet Ken Chen, literary theorist Chong Chon-Smith, philosopher Kyoo Lee, bestselling novelist Min Jin Lee, literary theorist b, and novelist Patricia Park.

Note: Identification is required to enter the Roosevelt House.

Organized by CUNY Mapping of Asian American New York (MAANY) and co-sponsored by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop (AAWW)

Sense & Sense-making: A Roundtable on Im/migration & Literary Imaginations

Meena Alexander, Ken Chen, Chong Chon-Smith, Kyoo Lee, Min Jin Lee, Wendy Lee, and Patricia Park
Friday, September 25, 2015
4:00 PM
$0.00
Roosevelt House, Hunter College CUNY
47-49 E 65th St,
New York NY 10065
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