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CSEAS Event. Book Discussion of “Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen” by Filipino-American journalist Jose Antonio Vargas

Marlon James Sales, postdoctoral fellow in critical translation studies , Comparative Literature; and Rima Hassouneh, CSEAS outreach coordinator
Monday, January 27, 2020
6:00-8:30 PM
Room 555 Weiser Hall Map
Monday, January 27, 2020 / 6:00-8:30 pm / 555 Weiser Hall
Light refreshments from Silvio’s Organic Ristorante will be served at 6:00-6:30 pm

Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Filipino-American journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, a book discussion followed by a Q&A, with Marlon James Sales, postdoctoral fellow in critical translation studies at the Department of Comparative Literature; and Rima Hassouneh, CSEAS outreach coordinator.

CSEAS will give away 25 complimentary copies of Dear America before our book event. To request your copy, contact Rima Hassouneh (at rhassoun@umich.edu; Pick-up location: Weiser Hall, Fourth Floor, 500 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.

Books will be given away on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Additional 25 complimentary copies will be given to the audience members during the book discussion.

Free and open to the general public, faculty, students, and staff, the event highlights the 2020 Washtenaw Reads event on January 30, 2020, at Washtenaw Community College, at which Jose Antonio Vargas will speak about his experiences as an undocumented citizen.

Washtenaw Reads is a community initiative that promotes reading and civic dialogue through the shared experience of reading and discussing a common book. Participating libraries include Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Dexter, Milan, Northfield Township, Saline, and Ypsilanti. For more information about this year's Washtenaw Reads, go to https://aadl.org/washtenawreads.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Books, center for southeast asian studies, discussion, Diversity, Philippine Studies, philippines, southeast asia
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Southeast Asian Studies, International Institute, Department of American Culture, Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of English Language and Literature, Department of Political Science, Wallace House