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What is Asian American Marxism?

Colleen Lye, UC Berkeley

May 2, 2019 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

Program in American Studies

Asian American Studies Series

Colleen Lye is associate professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of “America’s Asia: Racial Form and American Literature, 1893-1945” (Princeton University Press, 2005), a study of the making of “Asiatic racial form” through the mutual influence of literary naturalism and U.S. immigration and foreign policy in an era of U.S. expansion across the Pacific. Her current book-in-progress is a literary history of the Asian American subject of 1968. She will present a lecture titled “The Asian Bourgeois.”

Co-sponsored by the Department of English.

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