Filipino American National Historical Society – Hampton Roads Chapter

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Filipino American Literature

October 12, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fil-am Literature image header

Zoom Meeting
Monday, October 12, 2020, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Eastern Time

“Literature [is] an existential function; the search for lightness [is] a reaction to the weight of living. ~ Italo Calvino, Six Memos for the Next Millennium

What is Filipino American Literature?
Is anything written by a Filipino American considered Fil-Am Lit?
If the theme written is Fil-Am experience, is this considered Fil-Am Lit?
Do you have to be Filipino American to write works considered to be Fil-Am Lit?

Join this rare discussion featuring two icons in Filipino American literature.

Luisa Igloria, Ph.D, Professor of English at Old Dominion University and current Poet Laureate of Virginia.
Peter Bacho, J.D. whose novel, Cebu, was the 1992 American Book Award winner.


October 12, 2020
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


Online Zoom Meeting