Description: Participants interrogate how portrayals of race and ethnicity in premodern Asian literature unsettle students’ understandings of these categories and how professors’ and students’ own ethnic and racial backgrounds affect classroom discussions of these subjects.
Mark Bender, Ohio State U, Columbus
Reginald Jackson, U of Michigan, Ann Arbor
S. E. Kile, U of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Suyoung Son, Cornell U
Don Wyatt, Middlebury C
Shao-yun Yang, Denison U
Rivi Handler-Spitz, Macalester C