Friday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 307, JW Marriott
Singapore and Malaysia as Method
A special session. Presiding: Philip Holden, National Univ. of Singapore; Cheryl Narumi Naruse, Univ. of Dayton
Speakers: Brian Bernards, Univ. of Southern California; Weihsin Gui, Univ. of California, Riverside; Fiona Lee, National Univ. of Singapore; Joanne Leow, Univ. of Toronto; E. K. Tan, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York
Respondent: Laura Elizabeth Lyons, Univ. of Hawai‘i, Mānoa
Each participant briefly responds to the following question: In your area of study, how does studying the literature or culture of Singapore or Malaysia challenge accepted critical or theoretical paradigms?