American Writers Museum, ‘My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today’
American Writers Museum, ‘My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today’ is a special exhibit honoring and exploring the work of contemporary immigrant and refugee writers in America. The exhibit and related program series explores the influence of modern immigrant and refugee writing in America on our culture, history, and daily lives. The curating team includes Marie Arana, Ilan Stavans, Vu Hoang Tran, Chris Abani, Laila Halaby, Dipika Mukherjee, and special advisor Viet Thanh Nguyen. ‘My America’ gives visitors and students a deep and personal experience, bringing them face-to-face — both through videos and in person — with contemporary authors who are immigrants, refugees, and second generation immigrants from all parts of the world, and is designed to elicit thoughtful dialogue on a wide variety of issues.