- Afro-Asian Mixtapes: Overlapping Literary Diasporas in the Caribbean
Afro-Asian Mixtapes: Overlapping Literary Diasporas in the Caribbean
A reading and listening session highlighting the literary intersections between Asian and African diasporas in the Caribbean. Featuring writers and scholars Kerry Young (Pao and Gloria) and Ifeona Fulani (Ten Days in Jamaica). Moderated by Rishi Nath (York College).
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