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Video sneak peek of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
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Behind the scenes of Lisa See’s new book
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

NY Times bestselling author Lisa See discusses the research that went into her new book The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane in this behind-the-scenes video. Watch it here >

Be sure to join Lisa See and CHSA at the Great Star Theater next Saturday to discuss her newly released book The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane. The book will be available for purchase and signing by Lisa after the event. Find out more about the book and Lisa See on our event page.
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 4-5:30pm
At the Great Star Theater, 636 Jackson Street
$15 regular | $10 CHSA members (buy tickets through Eventbrite)
Tickets include museum admission to CHSA, locate blocks away from the Great Star.
RSVP for Lisa See

The Chinese Exclusion Act, co-presented by CHSA
Sunday, March 19th (CAAMFest Closing Night) @ Castro Theater

Inspired by the exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion (now on view at CHSA), THE CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT premieres this Sunday at 7pm. Buy tickets online & use the promo code CAAMCHSA for $12 tickets (regular price $20). Buy now > 

Upcoming CHSA events:

Meet Comic Book Author & Cartoonist: Roy Chang  Sunday, March 26th 1–2:30pm at CHSA Learning Center
Hawaiian comic artist Roy Chang stops by CHSA next Sunday to share his new steampunk-style comic book Highball and Pepe, which introduces two Federal Railway agents who travel in their Solar/Steam Train across the country. The first story takes place in 1890's Chinatown, San Francisco where they meet and join forces with historic figure Donaldina Cameron (of Cameron House). Mr. Chang will also give away free sketches and have open drawing tables for kids. Signed comic books will be available for sale at the event, each book includes a free mini b&w print.
RSVP for Roy Chang

Author Henry Chang presents LUCKY

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 1-2:30pm at CHSA Learning Center

"Destiny could find no better assistant than the decent, determined Detective Jack Yu." -The Wall Street Journal

Author Henry Chang returns to CHSA to share and discuss his latest book LUCKY, the fifth novel in the NYPD Detective Jack Yu series. Copies of his books will be available for sale and signing at the event.
RSVP for Henry Chang

Community Events

Chinese and Irish Workers in the Construction of the Transcontinental Railroad

Saturday, March 25, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Location: 
United Irish Cultural Center, St. Francis Room
2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco
Free event.

Join us for this roundtable discussion about the key roles and treatment of Chinese and Irish workers in creating the first transcontinental railroad in the United States. 

Gordon H. Chang, Professor of American History and Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford, and Barry P. McCarron, Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow of Irish Studies at New York University, will lead a discussion about the roles and treatment of Irish Workers in the construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad in the United States.

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