Monday, November 21, 2022

Photo: Smithsonian APA Center APA Day in a Life

Look what I found at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center archives -- from APA Day in a Life

https://smithsonianapa.org/now/experimenting-with-digital-media/attachment/279/

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Speaking tonight at SFSU Pathways to Publication, Thurs, Nov 10, 10pm EST, Zoom


Speaking tonight at SFSU Pathways to Publication, Thurs, Nov 10, 10pm EST/ 7pm PST, Zoom 

Thanks for inviting me, Prof. May-lee Chai!

Registration https://sfsu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qsqsOhwBTm2eyMJLd04h2A

Monday, November 7, 2022

Speaking today! UM Language Matters, Nov 7, 5:30pm EST, in person


I'll be speaking at Univ of Michigan "LanguageMatters" Invitation to Lightning Workshop and Roundtable Conversation, Mon. Nov 7, 2022, 5:30-6:30pm, EST, in person, somewhere at Univ of Michigan. 268 Weiser Hall. They are figuring out the Zoom version.

This will be super fun, I'll have all sorts of new stories to tell, hope you can join!


UM Language Matters – All accents, dialects, and languages deserve respect. How can you help us spread the word?

Friday, November 4, 2022

With ballots in Arabic, how one community is ‘voting with dignity’ in Michigan | PBS NewsHour

My article for PBS NewsHour, with so much info re Voting Rights Act Sections 203 and 208 and the US Census, and some tips if you need language assistance at the polls.

With ballots in Arabic, how one community is ‘voting with dignity’ in Michigan | PBS NewsHour

1990 Institute Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 22: What future can we create by voting together and standing together?

My essay for 1990 Institute Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 22 Nov 4, 2022 asks What future can we create by voting together and standing together?
“I’m going to put your name down as a write-in candidate for the library board,” my son, who we all call Little Brother, joked as we filled in our ballots together Sunday at the kitchen table. 

Thursday, November 3, 2022

IS/LAND | Open Studio Rehearsal | Ann Arbor District Library


Come watch our next piece be developed step by step
IS/LAND | Open Studio Rehearsal at Ann Arbor District Library
Friday November 4, 2022: 6:00pm to 7:30pm 

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Writing Opinion Essays - Washtenaw Community College Division of Economic & College Development

Come write with me! I'm teaching Writing Opinion Essays & OpEds at Washtenaw Community College 3 weekends starting this Sat 11/5 10am on Zoom so anyone can join. Register today

How do we use writing to touch, inspire, persuade, and provoke readers to action? Learn simple but powerful methods to get the ideas out of your head and onto the page. Consider different forms including op-ed, persuasive essay, spoken word, social media and art. Part writing, part activism and a lot of heart, this class aspires to help you use the written word to create the change you want to see in the world.

Writing Opinion Essays - Washtenaw Community College Division of Economic & College Development

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

A Lightning Talk Workshop: Language and Identities | Happening @ Michigan


I’m giving a lightning talk next Monday re language and identities Nov 7 5:40pm at Univ of Michigan 268 Weiser Hall sponsored by UM Language Matters

A Lightning Talk Workshop: Language and Identities | Happening @ Michigan

Speaking at SFSU re "Pathways to Publication" Thurs, Nov 10

 


Speaking at SFSU Pathways to Publication, Thurs, Nov 10, 10pm EST/ 7pm PST, Zoom 

with Kao Kalia Yang Ruben Quesada, SFSU alumna Joan Gelfand, and Prof. May-lee Chai!

Registration https://sfsu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qsqsOhwBTm2eyMJLd04h2A

Thursday, October 20, 2022

ICYMI: PBS NewsHour: What will the EV revolution mean for Detroit?

Governor Whitmer emailed and tweeted and press released my EV article! Wow!

ICYMI: PBS NewsHour: What will the EV revolution mean for Detroit?

2 Readings tomorrow "You Cannot Resist Me When My Hair Is in Braids" at AADL and Booksweet

I have two back to back readings tomorrow! 

First at IS/LAND Open Studio at AADL Downtown Library Multipurpose Room this Friday Oct 21, 2022 6:00-7:30 pm EDT, in person. This will be an open studio with IS/LAND dancers and musicians so will not be your ordinary performance experience. It is always super cool with lots of discussion et al.


And then at Booksweet Bookshop from 7:30-9:00 pm, in person and outdoors (weather pending)!


An evening of readings at Booksweet on the northside of Ann Arbor from four local authors: Vicki Brett-Gach, Jihyun Yun, Ann S. Epstein, and Frances Kai-Hwa Wang.

Friday, October 21 from 7:30-9 pm, 1729 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, in person, hopefully outside, weather permitting. They said there will be treats!

This is a FREE event, but your RSVP is very helpful to their planning.

10/21: Local Authors Night @ Booksweet | Booksweet