Kandice Chuh is Professor in the PhD program in English at The Graduate Center, CUNY, and is affiliated to the Mellon Committee on Globalization and Social Change. The author of Imagine Otherwise: on Asian Americanist Critique (Duke UP, 2003), which won the American Studies Association’s Lora Romero Book Award, Chuh is also co-editor, with Karen Shimakawa, of Orientations: Mapping Studies in the Asian Diaspora (Duke UP, 2001), and has published across the fields of Asian American and American studies, literary studies, and critical theory. Her current book project, The Difference Aesthetics Makes, brings together aesthetic philosophies and theories and minority discourses and cultural texts. Chuh is broadly interested in the relationship between intellectual work and the political sphere; disciplinarity and difference; and U.S. culture and politics as matrices of power and knowledge.


Thu, Mar 5, 2015 – Fri, Mar 6, 2015,
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM


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