Paul Nadal


Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian American Studies at Wellesley College. Ph.D. (2017) in Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley.







Recent / Upcoming


+ “A Literary Remittance: Juan C. Laya’s His Native Soil and the Rise of Realism in the Filipino Novel in English.” American Literature 89, no. 3. September 2017. (Read article)

+ Harvard University. Global American Studies Symposium. Invited presenter, forthcoming December 2017: “The Social Form of Remittances.”

+ PAMLA Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. Paper presentation, forthcoming November 2017: “Dispersions of Human Capital: Remittance Fiction Today.”

+ Wellesley College. Public lecture for Filipino American History Month hosted by Club Filipina, October 19, 2017: “From Pensionados to Fulbrighters: Early Filipino Intellectual Migrations, 1903-1948.”

+ UC Berkeley, Townsend Center for the Humanities. Paper presentation, March 3, 2017: “Two Paths for the Filipino Novel after Import-Substitution.” (Read abstract)

+ Harvard University, New Work in Novel Studies Symposium. Paper presentation, December 7, 2016: “The Importation of New Criticism into the Philippines and the Search for the Great Filipino Novel, 1946-1962.”