Friday, March 18, 2011

Exploring Racial, Geographic and Generational Differences in Literature

University of San Francisco's Asian American and Philippine Studies Departments  will  co-sponsor with LIIF,  an academe-version of Filipino Book Festival's "Conversation with" series. 

Entitled A Colloquium on the Diversity in Filipino/Asia American Communities: Exploring Racial, Geographic and Generational Differences in Literature, this event will be held on April 26th at the Marischa Room, Fromm Hall from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. 

Three Fil-Am authors, Peter Jamero, Pati Poblete and Janet Stickmon, will form a Discussant panel.  A corresponding Reactor panel will include Fr. Dennis Recio, who teaches Asian Literature at USF and Myke Gonzalez, who teaches Ethnic Relations at UC Santa Clara and will also represent LIIF).  

USF will be responsible for in campus invitations/advertisements + logistics.  LIIF's responsibilities will be to coordinate with the authors (pre-event), and to send out a press release.   

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