Welcome to WGST, Dr. Lynn Itagaki!

We are excited to welcome Dr. Lynn Itagaki as a joint appointment with the English Department. Professor Itagaki has forthcoming essays on "racial laundering" in 2013 Shelby County v. Holder that dismantled the 1965 Voting Rights Act, "financial naturalism" in post-Great Recession literature, "racial pyramidization" and Karen Tei Yamashita's Tropic of Orange for a forthcoming volume in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching, critiques of multiculturalism in Volume III of the Cambridge University Press series Asian American Literature in Transition, 1965-1996, and on racial protest and Asian American cultural production for The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture. She and her co-author Jennifer Maria Gully (College of William and Mary) have two forthcoming articles on German pro-migrant performance art in Periscope: Social Text Online and philoSOPHIA: A Journal of Continental Feminism. We can't wait to start offering her courses!