JOIN ME AT A BOOK TALK OR ANOTHER CONVERSATION
March 8: Boston MA: API Panel at the Paramount Theater and Emerson College on Who Killed Vincent Chin? (1987)
March 9: Cambridge MA, 1 pm: At the Radcliffe Institute “The Stories We Tell and the Objects We Keep: Asian American Women and the Archives.” Open to the public–postponed.
March 23: East Bay Book Club Last Boat out of Shanghai Zoom talk.
March 27: Vancouver, BC: UBC’s St. John’s College, the Inaugural George Shen Memorial Lecture, postponed to 2021.
April 10: DEI (Diversity, Equity Inclusion) Leaders Roundtable on Anti-Asian COVID Hate.
April 13: American Bar Association Zoom Conversation: The Threats COVID-19 Poses to Democracy and Public Safety Through the Lens of the Asian American Experience, recording available.
April 15: Panelist on Asian ERG webinar on anti-Asian COVID hate with Levi’s corporation.
April 24: University of Montana Missoula Zoom panel discussion on anti-Asian hate
April 26: Radio appearance with Chana and Katie Wilson through the Radio Project, Two Revolutions, Many Secrets, recording available.
April 29: Pasadena, CA: Pasadena Book Club on Last Boat out of Shanghai zoom book talk
April 30: PBS Digital Town Hall: Asian Americans in the Time of COVID-19, recording available.
May 4: Gaithersburg MD: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month; changed to zoom talk held on May 27.
May 5: San Francisco Public Press Radio podcast taping of our radio show “Civic.”
May 7: Princeton Alumni Association of Northern California with A4P Zoom book talk: Asian American Dreams, recording available.
May 12: KALW Radio interview with Rose Aguilar: Organizing Activism Against Anti-Asian Racism During COVID-19, recording available.
May 18: Washington DC: Cosmos Club book talk event for the membership–postponed to 2021.
May 18: Act To Change podcast on the second annual AAPI Day Against Bullying and Hate, recording available.
May 19: Last Boat out of Shanghai Zoom book talk with the Chinese History Museum, DC.
May 26: Zoom Town Hall: Stop Repeating History.
May 27: PEN America Zoom Panel: Solidarity Against Racism.
May 28: Conversation with journalist and filmmaker Dianne Fukami, hosted by CISCO World Connected Asian Affinity Network
May 28: Voice of America: Anti-Asian COVID Hate.
May 28: Podcast with Stephen Gong CAAM on the Future of Asian Pacific America, recording available.
May 28: WMC Cocktail hour
May 29: Toyota Research Institute Asian ERG Zoom panel and discussion
May 29: Interview with Linda Jue from the San Francisco Public Press regarding post-lockdown anti-Asian racism.
May 31: United Chinese Americans Award Ceremony-Webinar-Donation to Child Hate Crime Victims.
June 1: SF: City Hall meeting: Asians for Black Lives Matter Contingent
June 3: NJ: Last Boat out of Shanghai Book Club Zoom talk.
June 4: Interview with Joseph Lam from the South China Morning Post (SCMP).
June 4: Princeton University Zoom panel: Race in the COVID Era, recording available.
June 10: CISCO Check-In webex talk to all employees about Asian Americans in the time of Covid.
June 11: Published article about anti-Asian COVID hate and Trump attacks on journalists with Women’s Media Center news
June 23: NCORE panel: Bad Ass Asian American Feminists, with Prof. Mary Yu Danico, Sung Yung Choimorrow, Deepa Iyer, and Annie Tan.
July 8: APABA DC Zoom panel regarding Vietnamese Fisherman v KKK discussion.
Jan 22, 2019, MY BOOK IS RELEASED! Kicking off with the seniors at Rossmoor in Walnut Creek with a pre-launch hosted by the Chinese American Association of Rossmoor, in honor of my Mom and other CAAR members, 2 pm at Gateway Center, Fireside Room
Jan 24 SAN FRANCISCO BOOK LAUNCH PREMIER with the Chinese Cultural Center, Chinese Historical Society of America, Chinese for Affirmative Action and others in a special community outreach: 4:30-5:30 Pre-reception, reserved books, and seating; 5:45 general program begins followed by book signing — RSVP
Jan 27 OAKLAND: Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 4:30p
Jan 29 SEATTLE ELLIOTT BAY BOOKS, MAIN STORE, 7 pm
Jan 30 COMMONWEALTH CLUB of SAN FRANCISCO, 6 pm in conversation with Ben Fong-Torres
Jan 31 PORTLAND: POWELL’S BOOKS and Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon, 6:30 pm
Feb 3 PHILADELPHIA: OCA-Greater Phila. Book signing and New Year Luncheon 12noon, Vietnam Palace, 222 N. 11th St. Phila., RSVP
Feb 7 NEW YORK: NYU A/P/A Institute –Silver Center, 31 Washington Place, First-floor auditorium, 6 pm; rsvp apa.nyu.edu/events
Feb 8 NEW YORK: Museum of Chinese in America, 6:30 pm, 215 Centre St, rsvp www.mocanyc.org/
Feb 9 PRINCETON: Chancellor Green Rotunda, 11 am Book talk and A4P New Year’s lunch
Feb 12 BOSTON: Chinese Historical Society Of New England, PAO CENTER, Chinatown, 5:30 pm, in conversation with Prof. Connie Chan [See write up in SAMPAN online publication]
Feb 15 WASHINGTON, DC: US-China Education Trust and George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, 11:30 am-1 pm Lindner Family Commons, 6th Fl. 1957 E St., NE; in conversation with Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch of USCET
Feb 16 WASHINGTON, DC: Talk Story/1882 Foundation 2 pm, I Street Conference Room, 600 Massachusetts Ave, N.W., Washington DC
Feb 16 & 17 CSPAN2: Broadcast of Helen’s speech in Philadelphia on February 5th:
- Feb 16, 2019 | 8:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
- Feb 17, 2019 | 5:50pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Feb 17 WASHINGTON, DC: POLITICS AND PROSE BOOKSTORE main store, 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW 3 pm
Feb 20 HOUSTON: Asian Pacific American Heritage Association dinner+book talk/signing, 6:30 pm Kim Son restaurant, 10603 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb 21 HOUSTON: St. Thomas University, in conversation with Dean Hans Stockton, 2:10 – 3:35 pm
Feb 21 HOUSTON: Happy Hour at Simone on Sunset 5:30 pm; with Princeton A4P/PAAH
Feb 22 EAST LANSING, MI: Book Reading on MSU campus, location TBD
Feb23 EAST LANSING, MI: Michigan State University APASO/APAS Cultural Vogue Public Event; evening TBD
Feb24 NORTHVILLE, MI: Chinese American Community Center in Madison Heights 1 pm, followed by BARNES&NOBLE-LIVONIA in Northville, 3:30 pm
Feb 25 CHICAGO: Princeton Club of Chicago/A4P Book reading, Offices of McDermott Will & Emery, 444 W Lake St., West Loop; books may be reserved in advance with RSVP
Feb 26 CHICAGO: 57TH STREET BOOKS/SEMINARY COOP, 6 pm, in conversation with Charlene Huang Olson;
March 17-19 CHINA: BEIJING BOOKWORM LITERARY FESTIVAL — 2 sessions:
Mar 17: Nonfiction discussion with Paul French (Midnight in Peking and City of Devils) and Michael Schuman (Confucius and the World He Created); 6 pm; check Beijing Bookworm schedule for ticketing and details: http://bookwormfestival.com/bookworm-events/
Mar 18: Last Boat out of Shanghai, in conversation with Ching-Ching Ni, Editor-in-Chief of New York Times Online in China; 6 pm check Beijing Bookworm schedule for ticketing and details
Mar 19: Book talk at the Beijing American Center, 6:30 pm at No. 55 An Jia Lou Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing (East Gate of the U.S. Embassy). RSVP and further details: http://www.wanshe.cn/orders/view/28586
March 20-23 SHANGHAI:
Mar 21: Shanghai American Center, 6:30-8 pm; Portman complex at Nanjing Xi Lu; bring a photo i.d. and no laptops or electronics larger than a tablet.
Mar 22: New York University, Pudong campus, noon talk with students
Mar 22: Explore Shanghai Heritage, Evening book talk, 7 pm; location Storyland 4/F, Building 1, No. 528 Qinzhou Road, 故事星球 钦州路528号1号楼4楼; for RSVP and detailed directions: email ExploreSHHeritage@126.
Mar 23: Literary Shanghai Talk (2 pm) and Bus Tour (3-5:30 pm) to historic sites noted in Last Boat out of Shanghai: Radisson Xingguo Hotel, 78 Xingguo Lu/Huashan Lu; email email@example.com for more information and ticketing.
Mar 24: Royal Asiatic Society Bookclub, 2 pm at 27 on the Bund
March 27-28: HONG KONG (copies of Last Boat out of Shanghai will be available at Swindon’s, Bookazine and Commercial Press book stores; and at HKU event)
Mar 27: Chinese University of Hong Kong/University Services Centre for China Studies, 12:00 noon book talk;
Mar 27: Hong Kong Baptist University with the Journalism Dept, 3:30 pm lecture
Mar 28: Foreign Correspondents Club, breakfast book talk, 8:00-9:00 am; RSVP with the FCC concierge at (tel) 2521 1511 or firstname.lastname@example.org; open to club members, guests, and media.
Mar 28: Hong Kong University Library and Reading Club, co-hosted by HKU’s Journalism and Media Studies Centre, 6:30-8 pm, Evening book talk in conversation with noted filmmaker Nancy Tong; 2/F Multi-purpose Area, HKU Main Library, RSVP at https://lib.hku.hk/friends/reading_club/bt2019_03.html
Apr 6 LOS ANGELES AREA: Newport Beach Literary Festival @ Newport Beach Marriott, 3 pm Nonfiction panel, “Uncovering History;” https://literaryorange.org/authors.php (sold out)
Apr 7 MONTEREY PARK Bruggemeyer Library, 2 pm book talk and signing, with opening remarks by Congresswoman Judy Chu, introduction by Michael Eng, in conversation with CalPoly Pomona Prof. Mary Yu Danico;
Apr 10 SAN FRANCISCO: Book talk at Book Passage bookstore, Ferry Building 6 pm
Apr 12 NEW YORK CITY: Princeton A4P, PANYC, and PWNNY joint A4P 40th Anniversary celebration banquet, 6:30-9:30 pm with dinner talk and book signing, Peking Duck House 236 E. 53rd Street, registration required TBA
Apr 14 MEDIA, PA: Main Public Library, April 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Apr 15 Washington, DC: Georgetown University, Annual Student Conference on Feminism, afternoon plenary talk, open to Georgetown U. community, details TBD
May 1 SAN FRANCISCO: Main Library launch of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, 7 pm; in conversation with award-winning journalist Sherry Hu
May 14 SAN FRANCISCO: Commonwealth Club, in conversation with author Julia Flynn Siler about her important new book, The White Devil’s Daughters: The Women Who Fought Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown
May 30 Portland, OR: NCORE National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in America, book discussion, more info TBD
June 8 New York City: Korean American Community Foundation, 11 am Talk and 12noon Book Signing at the New School, W. 12th St, kacfny.org
June 13, 2019: East Palo Alto, CA Princeton Asian American Alumni Assn (A4P) and Princeton Club of Northern California; Book signing and conversation with April Chou ’96. Event is sold out, check link re waitlist
June 15: Palos Verdes Public Library and the South Bay Chinese American Women’s Association Book Club, Book signing and conversation with Joanne Chang, 11-1 pm at the Peninsula Center Library Community room
June 23: Honolulu, Hawai’i Book Talk and Signing: sponsored by Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’i and the Honolulu Japanese American Citizens League and Harris United Methodist Church, 2-4 pm at Harris, 20 S. Vineyard Blvd.
September 28, 2018 — Friday 10:45 AM: United Chinese Americans conference: Hyatt Crystal City, Arlington, VA: Regency Ballroom; Chinese American Civil and Political Rights Movement: Past, Present, and Future
September 22, 2018 — Authenticity and Solidarity: Answering Our Call to Civic Engagement and Community conference, @ Carl Fields House, Prospect Ave., Princeton University: Multiracial Organizing panel discussion
September 8, 2018: Amplify: a storytelling conference for people of color; @UC Berkeley School of Journalism, Room 105 Main Lecture Hall: Journalism vs Activism: Where Do I Draw The Line?