Thursday, October 22, 2009

Jessica Hagedorn in Conversation with Wei Ming Dariotis & Laura Kina

DePaul Humanities Center and the President's Signature Series 2009-10 present:
Jessica Hagedorn in conversations with Wei Ming Dariotis and Laura Kina
Thursday, October 22, 2009
DePaul University Art Museum
2350 North Kenmore Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

What does it mean to be a Mixed Asian American Writer/Artist?

Mixed Race Studies scholar Wei Ming Dariotis, Assistant Professor Asian American Studies San Francisco State University, and Laura Kina, DePaul University Associate Professor Art, Media, & Design, Vincent dePaul Distinguished Professor & Director Asian American Studies, will take on identity, categorization, and issues specific to Asian American mixed heritage populations in their dialogue with award winning writer, screenwriter and performer, Jessica Hagedorn, author of Dogeaters, Dream Jungle, The Gangster of Love, Danger And Beauty, and editor of Charlie Chan Is Dead: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Fiction and Charlie Chan Is Dead 2: At Home in the World. Her next novel, Toxicology, will be published by Viking Penguin in 2011.

This event is free and open to the public

For more info contact: Humanities Center - 773-325-4580 -

Note - photos by DePaul art students Rob Bolante and Marco Cortes

No comments:

Post a Comment