Friday, June 26, 2020

WCC no in-person classes Fall 2020

Washtenaw Community College has just announced no in-person classes this fall, so some of my lifelong learning classes will try to go online (if there is enough enrollment) and others will be cancelled. My cooking classes are all cancelled. My Adult Learner's Institute culture classes are also cancelled.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Town Hall: In Solidarity with Justice Movements - Asian American Arts Alliance

Excited to be invited to be a part of this Asian American Arts Alliance Town Hall meeting on Asian American arts in activism...for a quick one minute pitch of my Knights Art Challenge Detroit Vincent Chin Digital Arts Archive on July 21, 2020, 6:30-8:15 pm EDT.

Town Hall: In Solidarity with Justice Movements - Asian American Arts Alliance

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Who Is Vincent Chin? The History and Relevance of a 1982 Killing

Remembering 38 year anniversary of Vincent Chin's death today.

Here is a Vincent Chin syllabus of sorts I wrote a few years ago, pls share widely w your people. My article at NBC Asian America:Who Is Vincent Chin? The History and Relevance of a 1982 Killing

More Voices: Who Is Vincent Chin? | NBC Asian America - YouTube

Today: Speaking at NAAAP Detroit on "Racism is a Virus Too -- Talking our kids through 2020"

Today: Will be speaking at NAAAP Detroit on "Racism is a Virus Too -- Talking our kids through 2020" Tues., June 23, 6:00-7:30 pm EDT/ 3:00 PDT/ 12:00 HST on Zoom. Event is free but you must preregister. Here is the Registration link: https://bit.ly/30HnSQ1


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Upcoming Summer classes 2020 at WCC

My June and July classes at WCC, UHH, and VAC have all been cancelled due to Covid19, but here are my remaining summer classes at WCC. I believe these will be online, or they may be cancelled, ,check with WCC when the time gets closer to be sure.  
https://www.wccnet.edu/learn/our-offerings/personal-enrichment.php

Finding the Writer Within (New! Not in the paper catalogue)
Washtenaw Community College
Online 5 Sundays August 2-30, 12-2pm

Writing with Style, Finding your Voice
Online 2 Saturdays, August 22-29, 2020, 9:30-12:30pm, two morning sessions, TBA
Washtenaw Community College

Jumpstart your College Application Essay
Online 2 Saturdays, August 22-29, 2020, 1-4pm, two afternoon sessions, TBA
Washtenaw Community College

Chinese Home Cooking: TBA ??
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 6-9pm
Dixboro Church, Washtenaw Community College

Chinese Home Cooking: TBA ??
Thursday, August 27, 2020, 6-9pm
Dixboro Church, Washtenaw Community College

Monday, June 8, 2020

Video recording of yesterday's reading with NYWW APWT

recording of yesterday's reading w New York Writers Workshop and Asia Pacific Writers & Translators (APWT) thanks friends for coming out
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=712625769490577

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Tonight! Isolation Break Poetry Reading w NYWW and APWT Sunday June 7

Tonight! Poetry reading! Sunday, June 7th at 9pm EDT/ 6pm PDT/ 3pm HST online

New York Writers Workshop and Asian Pacific Writers and Translators' episode two of Isolation Break. Curated by poet Ravi Shankar, I'll be joining four other amazing Australian, Mexican and American writers -- Patrick Allington, Rakesh Kaul, Sreedhevi Iyer and Fernando Carrera -- for poetry and conversation.

Here's the link for you to join us live: https://www.facebook.com/27286464729/videos/712625769490577/
Image may contain: 6 people, text

Image may contain: 6 people, text

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Summer writing classes in Hawaii postponed

So sad to announce that my Volcano Art Center creative writing class, "Writing from the Heart," has been rescheduled from this July to next year, July 10, 2021. See you in a year...

Calendar of Events | Volcano Art Center

All my summer creative writing classes at University of Hawaii Hilo have also been postponed until next year as all noncredit spring and summer classes have been cancelled

Center for Community Engagement (CCE) Non-Credit Classes

The poetry and literary reading scheduled for Mokupapapa Discovery Center in Hilo July 16 has also been postponed until...?

https://www.papahanaumokuakea.gov/education/center.html

Stay safe and hope to see everyone again soon!

Monday, June 1, 2020

Isolation Break Poetry Reading w NYWW and APWT Sunday June 7


Poetry reading this Sunday night! Curated by poet Ravi Shankar, I'll be joining four other amazing Australian, Mexican and American writers -- with Patrick Allington, Rakesh Kaul, Sreedhevi Iyer and Fernando Carrera -- for New York Writers Workshop and Asian Pacific Writers and Translators' episode two of Isolation Break, Sunday, June 7th at 9 PM EDT/ 6pm PDT/ 3pm HST.

Here's the link for you to join us: https://www.facebook.com/27286464729/videos/712625769490577/ 
Image may contain: 6 people, text