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Friday, March 13 • 9:00am - 10:50am
Race, Reading, and the Institution

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David Witzling: “Postmodern Prose and the Discourse of the “Cultural Jew”: The Cases of Mailer and Foer”

Janelle Adsit: "Finding the Other’s Voice: Race, Institution, and Will Alexander’s Poetics”

Jane Wong: “Continuing the 'MFA vs. POC' Conversation”

Sun Yung Shin "Guest & Host: Race Writing as a Cyborg in the Uncanny Valley of Transnational Adoption." 

Rachel Richardson: "
Examination of What: Music & Race in the Composition Classroom" 

Moderators
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David Witzling

Associate Professor, English, Manhattan College
I am Associate Professor of English at Manhattan College, where I teach American Literature, African-American literature, and literary theory. I am the author of Everybody’s America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism (Routledge, 2008). My ongoing research project... Read More →

Speakers
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Rachel Richardson

Rachel Richardson is a MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Montana.
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Sun Yung Shin

신 선 영 Sun Yung Shin was born in Seoul, Korea, during 박 정 희 Park Chung-hee's military dictatorship, and grew up in the Chicago area. She is the editor of the best-selling anthology A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, author of poetry collections Unbearable Splendor... Read More →
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Jane Wong

The University of Washington
Jane Wong's poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Best American Poetry 2015, Hayden's Ferry Review, Tupelo Quarterly, The Volta, CutBank, The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral, and Best New Poets 2012. The recipient of fellowships from the U.S. Fulbright Program... Read More →


Friday March 13, 2015 9:00am - 10:50am MDT
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