Founded in 1973, MELUS endeavors to expand the definition of new, more broadly conceived US literature through the study and teaching of Latino, Native American, African American, Asian and Pacific American, and ethnically specific Euro-American literary works, their authors, and their cultural contexts. Learn more
First published in 1974, MELUS features articles, interviews, and reviews encompassing the multi-ethnic scope of American literature past and present. MELUS is published by Oxford University Press for members and subscribing institutions.
April 2-5, 2020
The University of New Orleans
“Awakenings and Reckonings: Multiethnic Literature and Effecting Change--Past, Present and Future”
Conference Speakers: Kiese Laymon; Ernest Gaines with John Lowe.