Forum for the LLC Asian American Literature forum’s members.

Current executive committee:

Heidi Kim, 2017-Jan. 2022
Harrod Suarez, 2018-Jan. 2023
Vinh Nguyen, 2019-Jan. 2024
Jinah Kim, 2020-Jan. 2025
Erin Suzuki, 2021-Jan. 2026

Current forum delegate: Lynn Itagaki

Call for Papers

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    Paul Y. Lai

    Please share call for papers for conference, edited collections, and books here!


    Paul Y. Lai

    Here are the Asian American Literature Division’s call for papers for MLA 2015 in Vancouver!

    Asian Americans and the Vietnam War
    2015 marks 40 years since the “fall of Saigon.” Papers exploring literary perspectives on Asian Americans and the war by American authors. 500-words abstracts, 1-pg CV by 15 March 2014; Crystal Parikh (

    Immigrant Acts
    Fifty years after the 1965 Immigration Act, this panel considers this turning point, examining how multiple migrations have remapped the US literary landscape. 500-word abstract, 1-pg CV by 15 March 2014; Allan Isaac (

    Memory and Asian North American Graphic Narratives
    Papers on graphic novels by and about Asian North Americans: YA novels and histories to superheroes and manga. 500-word abstracts and 1-pg CV by 15 March 2014; Cathy Schlund-Vials (

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    Timothy Yu

    The following special session CFP may be of interest to Asian American Literature Division members. Please note that this is not a guaranteed session.

    Crossing Borders in Asian North American Literature

    Intersections between Asian American and Asian Canadian literature: cross-border influence and exchange, transnational/global frameworks, theory and criticism in Asian North American studies. 1-page abstract, CV by 15 March 2014; Timothy Yu (

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