‘Humanities Research Colloquium’ is April 19

The Humanities Research Colloquium, sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of the Humanities, is hosting its last academic talk of the semester in a virtual format from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., Monday, April 19. 

Dr. Heather Hathaway, professor of English and Africana studies in the Klingler College of Arts or Sciences, will give a talk titled “Japanese American Writing during Incarceration.”  

In the talk, Hathaway will present research from her forthcoming book,That Damned Fence: Japanese American Literature during Internment,” which compares — using the literature produced in the campsthe distinctive cultures that emerged in five of the ten sites where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II: Granada/Amache in Colorado, Jerome and Rohwer in Arkansas, Topaz in Utah and Tule Lake in California. 

The talk will be followed by discussion. All are welcome to attend the event which will take place via Microsoft Teams. Those interested should contact Dr. Melissa Ganz, associate professor of English in the Klingler College of Art and Sciences, for the Teams meeting link.