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Contemporary Queer and Trans Asian American Poetry (S21)

Readings and events for Contemporary Queer and Trans Asian American Poetry, Spring 2021 at Dartmouth College.
Contemporary Queer and Trans Asian American Poetry (S21)

[Image: The required texts for this class, listed below, stacked together on a desk.]

Required Text(s)

Orientations (1984), Richard Fung (film).
Love Cake (2011), Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha.
The Heart’s Traffic (2008), Ching-In Chen.
Racial Melancholia, Racial Dissociation (2018), David L. Eng and Shinhee Han.
Bite Hard (1999), Justin Chin.
Pamela: A Novel (1999), Pamela Lu.
Bright Felon (2009), Kazim Ali.
ESL or You Weren’t Here (2018), Aldrin Valdez.
A System of Satellites (2019), Như Xuân Nguyễn.
Re:Orientations (2016), Richard Fung (film).
Dancing on My Own (2020), Alexandra Cuerdo (film).
The Country Without a Post Office (1997), Agha Shahid Ali.

The Essential Poet’s Glossary (2017), Edward Hirsch.

Queer and Trans Asian American Poetry Series

Thursday, April 15 12:30–1:30pm EST
Ching-In Chen (Recording)

Thursday, April 22 12:30–1:30pm EST
Dorothy Wang (Recording)

Thursday, May 6, 12:30–1:30pm EST
David Eng

Tuesday, May 18 12:30–1:30pm EST
Aldrin Valdez and Như Xuân Nguyễn

Tuesday May 25 12:30–1:30pm EST
Alexandra Cuerdo and Richard Fung