Pratt Institute | 200 Willoughby Ave
Location: Alumni Reading Room, Pratt Library, 3rd Floor
The Graduate Program in Media Studies, the MFA in Writing and Humanities and Media Studies present:
Special guest Reading and Lecture with Karen Tei Yamashita
Karen Tei Yamashita is the author of Through the Arc of the Rain Forest, Brazil-Maru, Tropic of Orange, Circle K Cycles, I Hotel, and most recently, Anime Wong: Fictions of Performance, all published by Coffee House Press. I Hotel was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award and awarded the California Book Award, the American Book Award, the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association Award, and the Association for Asian American Studies Book Award. She is the recipient of a US Artists Ford Foundation Fellowship, is Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and currently the co-holder with Bettina Aptheker of the UC Presidential Chair for Feminist Critical Race and Ethnic Studies.