Karen Tei Yamashita is the author of seven books, including I Hotel, finalist for the National Book Award, and most recently, Sansei and Sensibility. Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from the National Book Foundation, the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature and a U.S. Artists’ Ford Foundation Fellowship, she is professor emerita of literature and creative writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
During her stay at UC Berkeley as the Asian American Research Center artist-in-residence from March 13-17, 2023, she will visit several classes and participate in four public events (details below)
Series sponsors: Asian American Research Center, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program, Department of English, Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, Japanese American Studies Advisory Committee, Othering & Belonging Institute
(Additional event co-sponsors listed below.)
Karen Tei Yamashita will sign books at each event, and her books will be for sale, courtesy of Eastwind Books.