A Chinese American Odyssey

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Yin & Yang Press Book Talks and Signings

Historical Museums

Chinese Historical Society of America, San Francisco, 2006, 2014 

Museum of Chinese in America, New York, 2006, 2015

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

Chinese American Museum of Northern California, Bok Kai Festival, Marysville, California. 2008

Locke Historical Dedication Event, Locke, California. 2008

Gilbert Historical Museum, Gilbert, Arizona. 2018

Organizations and Events

Organization of Chinese Americans, Atlanta 2007

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

Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Society, Augusta, Georgia. 2007

Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance, Salinas, California. 2008

Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance, Leland, Mississippi, 2008

National Association of Asian American Professionals, Atlanta, Georgia, 2007

Chinese Professional Club, Houston, Texas, 2008, 2009

Chinese Cultural Society of Stockton, California, 2008

Sacramento Chinese Cultural Foundation, 2008

Marin Chinese Cultural Association, San Rafael, California. 2008

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

Chinese American Historical Societies Conference, Seattle, Washington, 2013

Portland Chinese Scholarship Foundation, 2012, 2013, 2016 

Portland Chinese High School Graduation Dinner, 2013

Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance, Orange County, 2016

Portland Chinese Scientists, Engineers, and Professionals Association, 2016

Chinese Historical Society of New England, Boston, Massachusetts, 2013

Asian Pacific American Historical Society, Atlanta, Georgia, 2010, 2014

Coca Cola National Headquarters, Atlanta, Georgia, 2014

Mississippi Delta Chinese Heritage Museum Reunion, Cleveland, Mississippi, 2014

CACA, OCA, CPC, APAHA,  Houston, 2016

Chinese American Club, Laguna Woods, CA. 2016

Colleges and Universities

Occidental College, Los Angeles, 2006

California State University, Long Beach, Psychology, 2011

California State University, Long Beach Asian American Studies classes, 2011-2013, 2015

California State University, Long Beach, College of Liberal Arts Emeriti, 2009

California State University, Long Beach Emeriti, 2011

California State University, Fullerton Asian American Studies, 2008

Downtown City College of San Francisco, 2014

Emory University, Atlanta, 2011

Mercer University, Educational Psychology, Macon, Georgia. 2007

Arizona State University, Asian American Studies. Tempe, Arizona. 2008

Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi, 2008, 2011 

Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, 2008

Lake Forest College, 2015

University of Memphis, 2011

University of Memphis Campus School Fifth Grade, 2011 

University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, 2011 

Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, 2013

DeAnza College, Cupertino, CA. 2015

Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 2016

Saddleback College Emeritus Institute, 2017

Public Libraries

Carnegie Library, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 2008

Hanford Public Library, Hanford, California, 2007

Heritage Park Regional Library, Irvine, California, 2010

Foster City Public Library, Foster City, California, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2015 

Cerritos Public Library, California, 2009, 2010, 2015

Alhambra Public Library, Alhambra, California, 2010

San Francisco Chinatown Library, 2010

San Francisco Main Library, 2010

Long Beach Library, 2012

Monterey Park Library, 2011, 2012, 2015

Signal Hill Library, California, 2011

Torrance Library, California, 2012, 2013

Sunnyvale Library, Sunnyvale, CA. 2015

Rosemead Library, California, May  2013, October 2013, 2015

Baldwin Park Library, California  Library, May, 2019

Memphis Central Library, October 2019

Other Organizations

Desert Jade Women’s Club, Phoenix, Arizona. 2008 

Chi-Am Circle Club, Cupertino, California, 2007, 2010

Association of Chinese Cooking Teachers, Alameda, California, 2010

Chateau Cupertino, Cupertino, California, 2010, 2011 

Leisure Village, Camarillo, California, 2010

International Food Services Employees Association, Pasadena, California, 2011

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

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

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

U.S. China Peoples Friendship Association. South Bay (San Jose area) 2015 

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

Seal Beach, CA. International Friendship Association, 2013 

American Association of University Women, La Palma-Cerritos, 2013 

Interview for Clothesline Muse documentary, Insibah Films, 2013 

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

H.T. Chen Dance Center, New York City, 2015

Asian Community Mental Health Services 43rd Anniversary Celebration, 2017

Chinese Family History Group of Southern California, 2017, 2019

Imagine Talks, Reflections on Society, Santa Clara, 2018


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

Community Christian Alliance Church, Northridge, California, 2008 

Universalist Unitarian Church, Macon, Georgia, 2007

Literary Events

Writers Group, Lake Havasu City, Arizona. 2008

Georgia Literary Festival, Macon, Georgia, 2007

Culinary Historians of Northern California, San Francisco, 2011 

Crossroads Writers & Literary Conference, Macon, Georgia, 2011 

Festival of Authors, Duarte, California, 2013

Eastwind Books, Berkeley, California, 2014

Radio and Television

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

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

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

Mississippi Public Radio, Interview by Sandra Knispel, 2011

KBOO-FM APA Compass Interview, Andrew Yeh, Portland, Oregon 2012

Interview, CNC World Xinhua News TV, 2012 

RTHK Hong Kong Television Documentary, 2012

Who's Talking, Interview with D. G. Martin on WCHL-FM, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2012.

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

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