A Tale of Three Chinatons

Join the Chinese American Museum DC on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 6:00-7:00 pm ET (3-4 pm PT) for an online webinar discussion of Tiger Sisters Production, A Tale of Three Chinatowns.

Specifically examining Chinatowns in three American cities, Washington D.C., Chicago, and Boston, this feature-length documentary looks at the forces altering each community and the challenges that go with them. The film presents the current pressing topic of urban development and gentrification through the eyes of those on the frontlines.

All registrants will receive a Vimeo link to screen the feature film prior to the webinar discussion.

Register for this FREE online event.

The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics — A Conversation with Mae Ngai

How did Chinese migration to the goldfields of California, Australia and South Africa both upend the global economy and forge modern conceptions of race?
Join us for a conversation with historian Mae Ngai (Lung Family Professor Asian American Studies, and Professor of History at Columbia University) about her remarkable new book, The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics (Norton, 2021), with discussants Harvey Dong (Continuing Lecturer of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies) and Christopher Tomlins (Elizabeth Josselyn Boalt Professor of Law), and moderator Lok Siu (Associate Professor of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies).
Presented by Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, the Asian American Research Center, the Center for Race & Gender, Eastwind Books of Berkeley, and the IGS Race, Ethnicity and Immigration Colloquium.

Tea Talk: Teas of Japan with Rika Iwasaki!


The virtual “Tea Talk” series welcomes audience members to learn about the many facets of tea from renowned experts from around the world. Join us to learn about the many varieties of tea grown in Japan, tips on brewing green tea, and how to enjoy matcha at home.

Reminder: Preserving AAPI Veterans Stories with the Library of Congress Veteran History Project

Join us Saturday, November 6, 2021, 10 a.m. PST for our final webinar for 2021 as we spotlight an important project for our nation’s veterans. Do you have a veteran in your family? Do you know someone who has a veteran in their family? Do you want suggestions on how to conduct an oral interview? How can I preserve documents, letters and photos?