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Thursday, October 14, 2021
David Lei

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Put on your walking shoes and join David Lei on a not-to-be-missed culinary tour of San Francisco’s famous Chinatown. The primary focus of the tour will be an introduction to many of the neighborhood restaurants and tea shops, with stops at several places to sample their unique dishes. This walking tour will also include visits to temples, food emporiums and various cultural...

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Helen Zia

Helen Zia, a writer and activist, will discuss a common theme in her books: how immigrants, refugees and exiles from widely divergent countries and cultures of Asia come together to form an improbable confluence in America, known as the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Helen will speak on the challenges, context and prospects facing Asians and Asian Americans at this time. Her latest book, Last Boat Out of Shanghai, chronicles the exodus from Shanghai in the late 1940’s to Hong Kong, Taiwan, the U.S. and elsewhere.


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