South and Southeast Asian Literature [Sonora Jha & Peter Bacho]
Explore the connections between South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Northwest literature. Local authors Sonora Jha and Peter Bacho will you lead you on this boundarycrossing literary tour. For writers, what effective methods can we learn from works that deftly tackle subjects like immigration, identity, and globalization? For readers, this class will introduce you to recent literature from these important world regions. Teachers will learn how to incorporate South and Southeast Asian literary materials into classroom curricula. All who appreciate diverse storytelling and global literature are welcome.
This class is presented in partnership with, and subsidized by, the University of Washington’s Center for Global Studies, South Asia Center, and Southeast Asia Center.