Friday, December 29, 2017

Hawai'i Deep Beauty and Volcanic Power reading 2013 | Ann Arbor District Library

I just found this video from a reading I did at the Ann Arbor District Library in 2013 with Tom Peek, Catherine Robbins, June Tanoe, Susan Najita. I have no memory of discovering it before... (I'm at the 29:19 mark)
Hawai'i: Deep Beauty and Volcanic Power

Catherine Robbins | Ann Arbor District Library
Update: AADL updated their website. Watching to see if link returns.


Wednesday, December 20, 2017

WCC field trip to Chinese restaurant

My Chinese food class at WCC went on a field trip tonight to my favorite Chinese restaurant, so delicious. Do you need the cliff notes?

TK WU | Fine Chinese Cuisine

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?

Monday, December 18, 2017

After 10 years, play about internment resister finds new relevance

My article for NBC Asian America re Jeanne Sakata's play, "Hold These Truths"
“There’s a line in the play where Gordon says, ‘And I’ll say it again, ancestry is not a crime.’ And never more than right now do we need to hear those words.”
After 10 years, play about internment resister finds new relevance

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

WCC snow day

Chinese Food Culture and Customs class tonight postponed until next week, same time same place. Washtenaw Community College just announced that all classes and activities today after 5pm are cancelled due to snowy conditions.

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!
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