[UPDATE] Approaches to Teaching Ethnic American Literatures in the 21st Century
Call for Papers: Approaches to Teaching Ethnic American Literatures in the 21st Century [Update]
Contemporary ethnic American award winning authors like Edwidge Danticat, Junot Diaz, and Jhumpa Lahiri have interpreted and provoked self-legitimization of the varied realms of ethnic experience and memory in American society. Ethnic American literatures present an ongoing dialogue between ethnic individual and mainstream culture, history, class, religion, politics and sexuality. All of these issues are at play for teachers attempting to establish ethnically inclusive literary curriculums.