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Living Writers with Karen Tei Yamashita and Angie Sijun Lou

May 30 @ 5:20 pm - 6:55 pm  |  Virtual and In Person


Living Writers Series – Spring 2024

Imaginaries)Un(bound: Race, Justice, Writing: The Living Writers Series, the Center for Racial Justice, and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) present poets, theorists, fiction and hybrid artists working at the nexus of creative-critical practice in the struggle for justice with the imperative of imaginatively undoing the academic and disciplinary strictures that bind critical scholarship.

*Venue Change: This event will take place off campus, held at the Resource Center for Nonviolence (612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060)*

This event will also be livestreamed at:


Yamashita, Karen TeiKaren Tei Yamashita is the author of seven books (including I Hotel, finalist for the National Book Award, and most recently Sansei and Sensibility), all published by Coffee House Press. 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 United States Artists’ Ford Foundation Fellowship, she is professor emerita of literature and creative writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Lou, Angie Sijun

Angie Sjiun Lou is a Kundiman Fellow and a Ph.D. Candidate in Literature and Creative Writing at UC Santa Cruz.


May 30
5:20 pm - 6:55 pm