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National Book Tour


The Corky Lee Estate and Friends are organizing a national tour to launch the publication of CORKY LEE'S ASIAN AMERICA (on sale April 9, 2024, on line and at bookstores everywhere). See below for April and May 2024 events. Programs will feature coeditor(s) Mae Ngai and/or Chee Wang Ng, in conversation with contributors to the book and other guests.

CLICK HERE to book an event for fall 2024 national campus tour

April 11, 2024 Chinese American Museum-Washington DC. With Sojin Kim, Phil Tajitsu Nash.

6 pm

1218 16 Street NW

April 12, 2024  Asian/Asian American Studies, Duke University

April 15, 2004 Toronto Public Library (virtual). With Thy Phy

April 18, 2024  Asia Society, New York. With Hua Hsu, David Henry Hwang and Akemi Kochiyama

6 pm

725 Park Avenue

cosponsored with Asian American Bar Assoc. of NY

April 20, 2024. Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles. With Renee Tajima-Peña

2 pm

100 North Central

April 22, 2024. Vroman's bookstore, Pasadena. With Josh Kun.

7 pm

695 E. Colorado Blvd

April 26, 2024. Wing Luke Museum, Seattle. With Celia Chong Wu

6 pm

719 South King Street

cosponsored with Asian American Journalists Assoc, Seattle chapter

May 4, 2024.  Manny Cantor Center, New York Chinatown

4 pm

197 East Broadway (Educational Alliance). With Alan Chin, Joanne Kwong, Lisa Gold, and Chinatown Community Young Lions

cosponsored with Chinatown Partnership, A4, Pearl River Mart, OCA-NY, Jan Lee, Chinatown Core Block Association

May 11, 2024  Martin Luther King, Jr. Public Library, Washington DC. With Theo Gonzalvez, Janelle Wong, and Ted Gong

7 pm

901 G Street NW

cosponosred with 1882 Foundation

May 27, 2004. Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia. With Ti-hua Chang and Shirley L. Ng

6 pm.

1219 Vine St.

May 18, 2004. Edge on the Square, San Francisco. With Cathy Park Hong

4 pm

800 Grant Avenue

May 19, 2004. Oakland Asian Culture Center.  With Helen Zia and Stephen Gong

1 pm

388 9th Street

cosponsored with East Wind Books and Center for Asian American Media

May 23, 2004. San Francisco Public Library. With Fae Myenne Ng and Curtis Chin.

6 pm

100 Larkin Street

May 23, 2004. PAO Arts Center, Boston.

time TBA

99 Albany Street

cosponsored with Asian American Resource Workshop, Chinese Progressive Assoc., Chinatown Community Land Trust, Chinese Historical Society of New England

Stay tuned for events in Portland, Chicago, and other cities

THANK YOU to Penguin Random House and The Asian American Foundation (TAAF) for tour support


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