Saturday, May 5, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Speaking at Detroit's 15th Annual Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference

Speaking at Detroit's 15th Annual Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference on April 19 at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, Dearborn
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Updates

This website is in the middle of being updated so... Here are some of my recent articles:

Hawaiian language finds new prominence in Hawaii's courts ...

NBCNews.com-Feb 28, 2018
After the recall , Ka'eo said he felt the judge did not understand the movement to revitalize the Hawaiian language, NBC affiliate Hawaii News Now reported. "This is not just about language,” Ka'eo reportedly said. “This is a larger questions in which Hawaiians have been struggling to become visible within Hawaii and the ...

Asian Americans and the food justice movement in metro-Detroit
https://www.detroitjournalism.org/2018/02/20/asian-americans-food-justice-movement-metro-detroit-adding-complexity-making-connections/
Reprinted in these New Michigan Media publications: http://newmichiganmedia.com/meet-the-publishers/

Newsrooms should be more diverse, even ours

UConn Daily Campus-Feb 15, 2018
Last Thursday, the University of Connecticut Department of Journalism invited three professional journalists to speak on a panel titled “Confronting Racism in Journalism” in Wilbur Cross. The panelists were Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, essayist for “NBC AsianAmerica” and a contributor to Public Radio International; Helen ...

Professional journalists talk race representation in the media

UConn Daily Campus-Feb 9, 2018
The event hosted Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, essayist for NBC News: Asian America and contributor to Public Radio International; Helen Ubinas, columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Hartford Courant's first Latina news columnist; and Kevin Blackistone, columnist for The Washington Post and commentator on ESPN's ...

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Ypsilanti District Library Chinese Lunar New Year Festival

Chinese Lunar New Year Festival

Saturday, February 10, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Topic
Family
Contact
734 482-4110 x1340
Department
Whittaker Youth
Link
http://ems.ypsilibrary.org/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=6899
The Lunar Festival marks the beginning of spring. Join Frances Kai-Hwa Wang and learn about New Year traditions and see a performance from the Ann Arbor Chinese Center's Yo-Yo Troupe!
Audience
Family
Event Detail
The Lunar Festival marks the beginning of spring. Join Frances Kai-Hwa Wang and learn about the terrible Nian monster that comes out on New Year's Even, the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, the luckiest way to clean and decorate your house for the New Year, and see the Chinese Yo-Yo Troupe from the Ann Arbor Chinese Center of Michigan perform!

“We are more complex than that”: How television portrays Asian American women - Women’s Media Center

My first article at Women's Media Center!
“It is not realistic,” said Yuen. “Every show has more than one white character, but it is rare to have more than one Asian American character.”
“We are more complex than that”: How television portrays Asian American women - Women’s Media Center

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Exploring Chinese Food Culture and Customs Today!

Exploring Chinese Food Culture and Customs
Salem-South Lyon District Library
Thursday, January 18, 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm
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?

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Talk this Thursday: Chinese Food: Custom & Culture

Chinese Food: Custom & Culture, Thursday, January 18, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Salem-South Lyon District Library

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?


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Sunday, January 14, 2018

WCC Writing Classes Winter 2018 beginning this week!

Here are my upcoming writing classes at WCC. Lots of writing and sharing with tips and tricks. The full descriptions are in the link (Spring classes might not be listed yet). Come join the fun!

Dare to Dream writing workshop
Saturday, January 20, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Finding your Voice, Writing with Style
Saturday, February 3, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Jumpstart your Memoir
2 Saturdays, March 3 and 17, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Continuing Writing Workshop
4 sessions every other Saturday, Mar 3, Mar 17, April 7, Apr 21, 3:30 - 5:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Finding your Voice--Food and Family
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Writing with Style--Family and Culture
Saturday, May 5, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Writing from the Heart 
4 Wednesday evenings, May 16, 23, 30, June 6, 6:00-8:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Finding your Voice, Writing with Style
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Exploring Chinese Food Culture and Customs this thursday!

Exploring Chinese Food Culture and Customs
Salem-South Lyon District Library
Thursday, January 18, 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm
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?

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Writing classes WCC Winter and Spring 2018

Here are my upcoming writing classes at WCC. Lots of writing and sharing with tips and tricks. The full descriptions are in the link (Spring classes might not be listed yet). Come join the fun!

Dare to Dream writing workshop
Saturday, January 20, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Finding your Voice, Writing with Style
Saturday, February 3, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Jumpstart your Memoir
2 Saturdays, March 3 and 17, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Continuing Writing Workshop
4 sessions every other Saturday, Mar 3, Mar 17, April 7, Apr 21, 3:30 - 5:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Finding your Voice--Food and Family
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Writing with Style--Family and Culture
Saturday, May 5, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Writing from the Heart 
4 Wednesday evenings, May 16, 23, 30, June 6, 6:00-8:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Finding your Voice, Writing with Style
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

UMich first day of school

Back to school today, send me your Umich students!

Asian/ Pacific Islander Americans and Civil Rights Law
University of Michigan Department of American Culture AC301
Winter semester 2018
(listed under Roland Hwang)
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