AALA Journal No.15

20th Anniversary Issue

Special Feature: 20th Anniversary Forum―“Asian American Literature Imagining Planetary Space”
Poster, Program & Photos
Opening Speech by President (UEKI Teruyo)
<Keynote Lecture> Birth of an Undiscipline: Trickstering Origins Folding Time (Karen Tei Yamashita)
<Response to Prof. Yamashita’s Keynote Lecture> Traveling through Literatures: Internationalizing and Postcolonializing Asian American Literature-Reading Karen Tei Yamashita’s Works (NAKAMURA Rika)
<A Latin American Perspective> “Tradition, Transformation and Transnationalization of Haiku in Brazilian Literature and Culture” (Zélia Bora)
<International Symposium: “The Planetary Expanse Beyond National Boundaries in Literature”>
・Trans-ethnic, Post-hemispheric: From Faulkner to Yamashita (TATSUMI Takayuki)
・We Belong to the Planet Now: The Compass of Asian American Texts (A. Robert Lee)
・Doing Literary and Cultural Studies Transnationally (Yu-cheng Lee)
・Palm Trees and Sky: Asian American Literature and Planetarity (Gayle K. Sato)
<Comments on the Symposium> (Karen Tei Yamashita)

・Overwriting the Globe in the Works of Karen Tei Yamashita (Vivian Fumiko Chin)
・Min Jin Lee’s Free Food for Millionaires: The Legacy of Willed Homelessness (Paul D. McGrath)
・Japanese-Canadian Identity and the Function of Magical Realism in Hiromi Goto’s The Kappa Child (Gordon Gamlin)

Book Reviews
・Sherry Simon, Translating Montreal: Episodes in the Life of a Divided City (YAMADE Yuko)
・Standing Between: Lois-Ann Yamanaka’s Behold the Many (MAKINO Rie)
・Kyoko Mori, Yarn (KOSAKA Eliko)
・Jhumpa Lahiri, Unaccustomed Earth (LU Jun)

AALA Journal Back Issues Contents
Report on AALA’s Activities from 2008 to 2009
Information on AALA Membership
AALA Journal Submission Guidelines
Information on FSEL
Editors’ Note