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Author Sameer Pandya in conversation with Terence Keel: A UCSB Reads 2021 Event

Mon, 01/25/2021 - 4:00pm

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Join Sameer Pandya and Terence Keel for a discussion of Pandya’s recent novel Members Only, which engages with issues of racial politics and campus culture and considers the nature of brownness. 

Sameer Pandya is an Assistant Professor in UCSB’s Department of Asian American Studies and author of the story collection The Blind Writer, which was long-listed for the PEN/Open Book Award. He is the recipient of the PEN/Civitella Fellowship. 

Terence Keel is an Associate Professor in the Department of African American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles and the UCLA Institute for Society & Genetics. He has written widely about American biomedical science, religion, law, and modern thought.

The Q&A portion of the event will be moderated by Professor Lisa Sun-Hee Park, Chair of the Department of Asian American Studies.

This event is part of UCSB Reads 2021 and is co-sponsored with the Department of Asian-American Studies.

This event will include live captioning.