Asian Fetish: Race and Politics of Fantasy (Asian American Literature Lecture Series)
Leslie Bow is the Mark and Elisabeth Eccles Professor of English and Asian American Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is the author of the award-winning, ‘Partly Colored’: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South (New York University Press, 2010); Betrayal and Other Acts of Subversion: Feminism, Sexual Politics, Asian American Women’s Literature (Princeton University Press, 2001); and editor of Asian American Feminisms (Routledge, 2012). Her work has appeared in literary reviews as well as in numerous academic journals and anthologies. Leslie is a contributor to the Progressive Media Project through which her op-ed columns appear in newspapers across the United States. She is currently researching the intersection between race and fantasy, the metaphorical portrayal of social difference.
4:30 PM- 6:00 PM