154: Race, Nation, and Empire in Southeast Asian Life Writing

7:00 PM–8:15 PM Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Columbus H

Session Information


1: ‘The Malays Are the Malaise’: Racialism in the Life Writing of Hugh Clifford and Munsyi Abdullah

Nazry Bahrawi, Singapore U of Tech. and Design

2: Biofiction and Singapore’s Histories in Sonny Liew’s Graphic Narratives

Weihsin Gui, U of California, Riverside

3: Nation and Migration in Tash Aw’s The Face: Strangers on a Pier (2015)

Sheela Jane Menon, Dickinson C


John David Zuern, U of Hawai‘i, Mānoa