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 Book Tour Highlights  

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Book Talk and Signing Highlights, 2005-

Historical Museums & Societies
Chinese Historical Society of America, San Francisco  2006, Sept. 2014
Museum of Chinese in America, New York  2006

San Diego Chinese History Museum, San Diego, 2007, 2009, 2010

Chinese Historical Society of Southern California  2007,2010, 2011, 2015, 2019
Chinese American Museum of Chicago (2008), 2011, 2015

APA Historical Society, Atlanta, 2010, 2014

Chinese  American Museum  of Northern CaliforniaBok Kai Festival,  Marysville, CA. 2009

Locke Historical Dedication Event, Locke, CA. 2008

Chinese Historical Society of New England, Boston, 2013

Museum of Chinese in America, New York City, MOCAMIX, 2015

Gilbert Historical Museum, Gilbert, AZ. 2018

Chinese Historical Society Of Memphis and the Mid-South, 2019

Chinese Organizations & Events
Organization of Chinese Americans, Atlanta 2007

Who's Who in Asian American Communities in Georgia, Atlanta 2007

Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Society, Augusta, GA. 2007
Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance, Salinas, CA.2008
Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance, Leland, MS. 2008
National Association of Asian American Professionals, Atlanta 2007
Chinese Professional Club, Houston, TX,  2008,  2009
Chinese Cultural Society of Stockton, CA. 2008
Sacramento Chinese Cultural Foundation , 2008
Marin Chinese Cultural Association, San Rafael, CA., 2008

Foo's Ho Ho Restaurant Fundraiser, Vancouver, Canada, 2010

Chinese American Historical Societies Conference, Seattle, 2013

Portland Chinese Scholarship Foundation, 2012, 2013, 2016

Portland Chinese High School Graduation Dinner, 2013

Asian Pacific American Historical Society, Atlanta, GA., 2010, 2014

Coca Cola National Headquarters, Atlanta, GA., 2014

Mississippi Delta Chinese Heritage Reflections and Reunion, Cleveland, Mississippi, 2014

Houston, TX.  CACA, OCA, CPC, APAHA, 2016

Chinese American Club, Laguna Woods, CA. 2016

Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance, Orange County, 2016

Portland Chinese Scientists, Engineers, and Professionals Association, 2016

Asian Community Mental Health Services, Oakland, CA. 2017

ImagineTalks, Reflections on Society,  Santa Clara, CA. 2018

Chinese Family History Group of Southern California, 2019

Colleges & Universities
Occidental College, Los Angeles, 2006
California State University, Long Beach, Psychology (2011)

California State University, Long Beach Asian American Studies classes, 2011-2013
California State University, Long Beach College of Liberal Arts Emeriti, 2010

California State University, Long Beach Emeriti (2011)
California State University, Fullerton Asian American Studies

Emory University, Atlanta 2011
Mercer University, Macon, GA. Educational Psychology, 2006
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Asian American Studies , 2008
Delta State University, Cleveland, MS. ( 2008, 2011) 2014
Jackson State University, Jackson, MS., 2008

University of Memphis  (2011)

Memphis University Campus School 5th Grade (2011)

University of Mississippi (2011)

Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA. 2013

Downtown City College of San Francisco, 2014

Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL. 2015

DeAnza College, Cupertino, CA. 2015

Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 2016

Saddleback College, Emeritus Lecture Series, Laguna Woods Village,2017

OLLI, University of California, San Diego, 2018

Carnegie Library, Clarksdale, MS. 2008
Hanford Public Library, Hanford, CA. 2007

Heritage Park Regional Library, Irvine, CA 2010

Foster City Public Library, Foster City, CA. (2008. 2011, 2012. 2015)
Cerritos Public Library, Cerritos CA.  (2009, 2010, 2015)
Alhambra Public Library, Alhambra, CA. (2010)

San Francisco Chinatown Library, (Jan. 2011)

San Francisco Main Library (Jan. 2011)

Long Beach Library 'Booked' Event, 2012
Monterey Park Library, 2011, 2012, 2015

Signal Hill, CA Library,  2011

Torrance, CA Library, 2012, 2013 

Rosemead, CA. Library May, 2013, October, 2013, 2015

Sunnyvale Library, Sunnyvale, CA. 2015

Baldwin Park, CA. Library, 2019

Memphis Public Library, 2019

Other Organizations

Desert Jade Women'’s Club, Phoenix, AZ. 2008
Chi-Am Circle Club, Cupertino, CA. 2007, 2010

Association of Chinese Cooking Teachers, Alameda, CA. 2010

Chateau Cupertino Senior Residence, 2010, 2011, 2013

Leisure Village, Camarillo, CA. 2010

International Food Services Employees Association, Pasadena, CA., 2011

U.S. China Peoples Friendship Association Long Beach Chapter, 2011, 2014

U.S. China Peoples Friendship Association Washington, D. C. National Seminar, 2012

U.S. China Peoples Friendship Association San Gabriel, CA. Western Region Conference, 2012

U.S. China Peoples Friendship Association, South Bay 2015  

U.S. China Peoples Friendship Association, Western Region Meeting, Portland, OR. 2018

Seal Beach, CA. International Friendship Association, 2013

American Association of University Women, LaPalma-Cerritos, 2013

Interview for Clothesline Muse documentary, Insibah Films, Inc., 2013

Coca Cola Corporate Headquarters, Atlanta 2014

Asian American Club, The Villages, Orlando, FL, 2014

Association of Personal Historians, Fountain Valley, CA. 2015

South of Gold Mountain Panelist, Desert Dance Theater. Tempe, Az. 2015

South of Gold Mountain Panelist, H.T. Chen Dancers Performance, New York City, 2015


Berkeley Chinese Community Church 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2015

Community Christian Alliance Church, Northridge, CA. 2008
Universalist Unitarian Church, Macon, GA. 2007

Literary Events
Writers Group, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 2008
Georgia Literary Festival, Macon, GA., 2007

 Culinary Historians of Northern California, San Francisco, 2011

Crossroads Writers & Literary Conference, Macon, GA, 2011

Festival of Authors, Duarte, CA. Oct. 2013

Eastwind Books of Berkeley, 2014

Interview, Bay Area People  Rosy Chu KTVU-TV, Oakland, CA. 2006

Chinese Laundry Kids, CBC Radio Documentary, Vancouver, Canada, 2010

WABE Interview on "One on One" with Steve Goss, Atlanta, 2011

Mississippi Public Radio, Interview by Sandra Knispel 2011

KBOO-FM  APA Compass Interview, Portland, Oregon 2012

Interview, CNC World Xinhua News TV, 2012

RTHK Hong Kong Television Documentary, 2012

Who's Talking, Podcast Interview with D. G. Martin, WCHL-FM, Chapel Hill, NC. 2012

Chewing the Fat interview with Louisa Chu and Monica Eng, WBEZ, Chicago, 2014

Asian Pacific American Historical Society Google Hangout Book discussion, 2014.

Interview, Qingyi Leng, Troy Public Radio, Troy, AL., 2019