Saturday, December 9, 2017

Essay: Carrying Our Courage, From Immigrant Stories to Refugee Stories

just found out my essays are being taught in a university creative nonfiction class (and I thought I needed to take a creative nonfiction class lol) so fun to see the student responses to this essay from two years ago https://www.nbcnews.com/…/essay-carrying-our-courage-immigr… thanks!

Essay: Carrying Our Courage, From Immigrant Stories to Refugee Stories

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

WCC Field trip to Chinese grocery store

My Chinese food class at WCC went on a field trip tonight to a local Chinese grocery store, so much fun! Next week: Field trip to my favorite Chinese restaurant

Chinese Food: Customs and Culture - Washtenaw Community College Division of Economic & Community Development

Next time:

Chinese Food: Custom & Culture - Frances Kai-Hwa Wang

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Salem-South Lyon District Library
Free but registration required.
Explore the customs, traditions, and stories surrounding Chinese food and festivals. What do Chinese people eat at Chinese New Year and why? How do you put together a Chinese meal and what counts as good Chinese table manners? What role did Chinese restaurants play in American immigration history? Where were fortune cookies invented? And who is General Tso and why are we eating his chicken?

Sunday, December 3, 2017

ACA High School Scholarship Awards Banquet

Keynote speaker tonight, December 3, 2017, at the Association of Chinese Americans High School Scholarship Awards Banquet, Chinese Cultural Center, Madison Heights, MI

Will be talking about superheroes!

Thursday, November 30, 2017

'America Is in the Heart': Smithsonian video spotlights U.S.'s immigrant history

My article for NBC Asian America

“Given the times we live in, I wanted to revisit Bulosan this way because we can all use a reminder that there have been other tough times in America, and we have persevered and become stronger as a people, and as a nation.” Thanks Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
'America Is in the Heart': Smithsonian video spotlights U.S.'s immigrant history

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Writing to Change the World - Washtenaw Community College Division of Economic & Community Development

Writing to Change the World is on for this Saturday at Washtenaw Community College Continuing Education Come write with me in this last class of 2017 and get ready to change the world in 2018! Only a few spaces left, register now!Writing to Change the World - Washtenaw Community College Division of Economic & Community Development

Monday, November 27, 2017

Chinese Food: Customs and Culture - Washtenaw Community College Division of Economic & Community Development

My Chinese food class at WCC starting this Wed and running for 3 consecutive Wed nights. First night in the classroom, second night a field trip to a local Chinese grocery store, third night a field trip to my favorite local Chinese restaurant. Register now! A few spaces left!

Chinese Food: Customs and Culture - Washtenaw Community College Division of Economic & Community Development

Sunday, November 26, 2017

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