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Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in WWII—Symposium

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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November 2
FREE Active Military, Veterans, and Immediate Family
$60 CHSA Members
$70 General

November 3
$60 Active Military, Veterans, and Immediate Family
$60 CHSA Members
$70 General

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$60 Active Military, Veterans, and Immediate Family
$100 CHSA Members
$120 General
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Join CHSA on November 2nd for “Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in World War II,” a two-day symposium that explores Chinese Americans involvement in World War II. Historians and veterans will discuss topics of service before 1941, during WWII, the homefront, and the legacies of service.

On November 3rd, the Chinese American Citizens Alliance and American Legion Cathay Post 384 join CHSA in the rededication of the WWI and WWII War Memorial at St. Mary’s Square. Lunch will be included in the program where participants will get a sneak peek of Monty’s Hom remastered film We Served With Pride. The day ends at CHSA for a viewing of the exhibit Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in World War II.


Program Schedule November 2, 2019

9am – 4pm @ Cameron House, 920 Sacramento, SF, 94108

Session Topics

Prewar & Histories of Combatant Service

Support Operations: Surviving Veterans’ Experience

The Homefront

Legacies of Service


Program Schedule November 3, 2019 

10:30am – 4pm War Memorial Rededication, Lunch & Exhibition Viewing

10:30am Memorial Rededication @ St. Mary’s Square

12:30pm Lunch @ St. Mary’s Cathedral

2:30pm Called to Rise Exhibition @ CHSA

Full Schedule here

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This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit calhum.org. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these programs and exhibit do not necessarily represent those of California Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

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Date:
November 3
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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