2016-2017 Lectures and Appearances

September 15:Before Trump, Brexit, and Europe: A History of the First Global Migration Crisis,” Asian American Studies and the Center for East Asian Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

September 23: Keynote Speech, Midwest World History Association Meeting, Metro State University, St. Paul, MN

October 8: “The Making of Asian America,” Asian Students Union, University of Pittsburgh

October 13: “The First “Global Immigration Crisis” and Immigration Today,” Gustavus Adolphus University, St. Peter, MN

October 21: Introduction to “Immigrant Stories,” with the Immigration History Research Center, San Francisco Public Library

October 22: Immigrant Stories Workshop, with the Immigration History Research Center, San Francisco Public Library

November 4: “International Migration and the Changing Face of America” Conference (with Tom Gjeltin), Global Minnesota, Minneapolis

November 5: “The Making of Asian America,” JACL-Twin Cities Annual Banquet, Bloomington, MN

November 17-19: Social Science History Association, Chicago

December 9-10: Transnational Migration and Qiaoxiang Studies, Qiaoxiang Research Center of Wuyi University, Jiangman, China

January 19: Driggs Lecture, University of Minnesota, Morris

January 25: Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture, Grinnell College, Iowa

January 26: University of Minnesota Libraries A Feast of Words: “The First ‘Global Immigration Crisis’: History and Contemporary Issues,” U of M Twin Cities Campus

February 23: The Making of Asian America Book Reading, Ramsey Library, St. Paul, MN

April 6-9: Organization of American Historians, New Orleans

June 7: Keynote Speaker, US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Symposium, Chattanooga, TN

June 29: NEH Teachers’ Institute on Theatre, Literature, and Immigration, San Jose State University