Upcoming Events

Beyond the Page with Lisa See

The Chinese American Museum is excited to host best-selling author Lisa See on Thursday, July 11th at 6:30 pm to celebrate the paperback launch of Lady Tan’s Circle of Women. Join the conversation as Lisa explores the themes of her latest historical novel, which is inspired by the true story of a woman physician in 15th century China as she navigates the pillars of Chinese medicine and friendship. Further explore the tapestry of traditions and culture in this captivating reimagining of a remarkable woman in the Ming dynasty, in conversation with the author herself.

Lady Tan’s Circle of Women will be available for purchase at the event.

About the Author:  

Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of The Island of Sea Women, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, China Dolls, and Dreams of Joy. She is also the author of On Gold Mountain, a memoir that tells the story of her Chinese American family’s settlement in Los Angeles. See was the recipient of the Golden Spike Award from the Chinese Historical Association of Southern California and the Historymakers Award from the Chinese American Museum. She was also named National Woman of the Year by the Organization of Chinese American Women.

**CAM’s Beyond the Page series features conversations with AAPI authors and focuses on amplifying Asian American voices and their diverse experiences. 

Register now at camla.org/lisasee