As part of Asian American and Asian Pacific Islander Latinx Heritage Month, Karen Tei Yamashita agrees to a 60- to 90-Minute Virtual Event, to include a Lecture, Q&A, and Brief Reading.
Join us as we meet with UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Author, Karen Tei Yamashita, a Japanese American writer whose book, Tropic of Orange is a novel set in Los Angeles and Mexico with a diverse, multi-ethnic cast of characters.
Tropic of Orange: This talk will explore the cross-culturalism between Asian and Latinx communities; the Asian and/or Latinx influence/inspiration on magical realism as a genre; and how living in CA and experiencing LA influenced her writing and the cross-culturalism in the book.
Free. RSVP at the website for the Zoom link