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September 2016

My Life in China film screening

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Great Star Theatre,
636 Jackson St.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
My Life in China

On September 10 at 1pm, please join CHSA at the Great Star Theater for a film screening of My Life in China. $10 general admission fee online and at the door, purchase tickets below. My Life in China follows the story of (director) Ken Eng's father who fled China during the Cultural Revolution in 1966 and made a life for himself in Boston with his wife and two children. The film draws a portrait of a father who made huge…

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$150.00

Above & Beyond Chinatown 2016

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bix Restaurant,
56 Gold Street
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States

Photo: Anna May Wong Certificate of Identity (detail), August 28, 1924; National Archives at San Francisco (54099). Photographs as proof of identity first came into widespread use as a result of Chinese Exclusion. Starting in 1909, all Chinese entering or residing in the U.S. were required to carry a government-issued Certificate of Identity at all times. Even babies and well-known figures, such as actress Anna May Wong, were subject to the law. Please join us for…

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October 2016

14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim Ark & Vanessa Lopez – film screening

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Innovation Hangar,
3601 Lyon Street
San Francisco, CA 94123 United States

The Chinese Historical Society of America and the Innovation Hangar Present 14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim Ark & Vanessa Lopez A Documentary Film by Graham Street Productions Film Screening: October 22, 2016 at 4pm RSVP to film screenings here > Admission: FREE The documentary film 14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim Ark & Vanessa Lopez explores the recurring question about who has the right to be an American citizen. 14 examines the citizenship clause of the 14th Amendment through compelling personal…

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October 2017
$150 - $200

This Land Is Our Land: Conference 2017

October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Hilton San Francisco Financial District,
750 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

"This Land Is Our Land": Chinese Pluralities Through the Americas An International Conference of the Chinese Historical Society of America Conference Dates: October 6–8, 2017 Location: Hilton San Francisco 750 Kearny Street (Financial District) San Francisco, CA 94108 Keynote Speakers To be announced. Principal organizer: Jonathan H. X. Lee, Asian American Studies, San Francisco State University Contact: conference2017 at chsa.org Updates July 11, 2016: Deadline to submit abstracts for conference extended to October 30, 2016. See below for updated timeline.…

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