Date: February 2, 2021
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 pm PST
Evelyn Hu-DeHart, Ph.D. – Brown University (Hu Qi-yu胡其瑜)
Martin A. Tsang, Ph.D. – University of Miami
Kathleen López, Ph.D. – Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Alexandra Chang, Associate Professor of Practice – Rutgers University-Newark
An Untold Past returns by delving into the experience of Chinese in the Caribbean on February 2, 2021, at 5 pm PST. Join FCAM 1st Vice President Paula Madison along with four scholars as we take a look into the history of the Chinese diaspora in the region. Each will share their knowledge about the many facets of Chinese Caribbean culture and what makes their immigration history so compelling.
Topics include the formation of intermixed families, syncretism, and art. Together, the fascinating complexities of Caribbean culture make for a uniqueChinese diaspora.
An Untold Past is a CAM program series revealing the often-unknown history of Chinese diasporas in places across the nation and around the world.
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021
Time: 4 – 4:30 pm PST
Book/Theme: The Great Race
Join the fun for our first Kid’s Story Time of the new year!
On Thursday, January 21, 2021, @ 4 pm PST we will continue our partnership with the Chinatown Branch Library to present a short storytime series featuring Asian American-themed stories read by Children’s Librarian, Rita Law.
Next on the series: Miss Rita shares the Chinese folk tale of “The Great Race.” Learn how the Chinese Zodiac came to be as Miss Rita tells the ancient tale through beautifully illustrated books and fun finger puppets!
This storytime is suited for children of all ages with parental supervision.
Kid’s Story Time with CAM is a virtual program hosted on Zoom. Registration via Eventbrite is required.
Grand Park’s Ground Our Present, Dot Our Future
CAM is once again partnering with Grand Park for their New Year’s Eve celebration, “Ground Our Present, Dot Our Future,” a public art installation that runs through Jan. 25.
Designed to build community with enrichment, engagement, and dialogue, the art installation features the involvement of seven organizations that have collectively provided more than 74-floor markers (dots) that can be seen throughout the park walkways.
In support of the art installation, CAM has provided 10 quotes from community members Munson Kwok, Bing Liu, Suellen Cheng, Michelle Wong, Paula Williams Madison, Gay Yuen, Michael Truong, Juily Phun, Jenny Dorsey, and Jaclyn Ke Yin Kalkhurst.