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September 2016

The Eye of Compassion, WORLD PREMIERE

September 24 - October 2
Donaldina Cameron House,
920 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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Asian Improv aRts, API Cultural Center, Chinese Historical Society of America, & Donaldina Cameron House present The World Premiere of “The Eye of Compassion” A new multimedia immersive dance experience by Lenora Lee Dance Saturdays & Sundays, 9/24, 9/25, 10/1 & 10/2 – 7:30pm & 9pm at Donaldina Cameron House Performances will begin on time, please arrive early. Audiences will travel through a labyrinth of rooms throughout the historic five story building in an intimate interactive environment, a tapestry of…

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October 2016

“The Search for General Tso” film screening

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Great Star Theatre,
636 Jackson St.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States

Join CHSA at Great Star Theater for The Search for General Tso, a documentary that tracks the life of one of the most ubiquitous Chinese staples: General Tso's chicken. Who is General Tso? Who created the delicious recipe? Find out on October 8! Keeps digging and digging until it has not only solved the enigma of this particular dish but cast a light on an entire secret chronology of food, immigrant culture, and the way the two amplify each other.…

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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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November 2016

Spinning Race, Citizenship and Fear on the Campaign Trail: A History

November 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit,
95 7th Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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  THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY and CHINESE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA invite you to Spinning Race, Citizenship and Fear on the Campaign Trail: A History Presented by: Professor Jack Tchen, New York University Professor and Co-Author of “Yellow Peril!: An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear” James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse Courtroom 3 95 7th Street, San Francisco Thursday, November 3, 2016  4:30 PM Seats are limited. Lawyers are encouraged to attend for MLCE credit. For information and tickets, please…

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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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