Karen Yamashita

Professor, Literature Department
Affiliated Faculty, Social Documentation
Research Interests: 

Karen Tei Yamashita is the author of seven books, including I Hotelfinalist for the National Book Award, and most recently, Letters to Memory, all published by Coffee House Press.  Recipient of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature and a US Artists Ford Foundation Fellowship, she is Professor Emerita of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  

Teaching Interests: 

Teaching Fall Quarter 2019 - SOCD 204, Enthographic Writing and Social Documentation