Asian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, Economic, and Political History

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I’m excited to announce that I contributed two entries to Asian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, Economic, and Political History, a new three volume set edited by Xiaojian Zhao and Edward J.W. Park. I wrote the entry on “Chinese Students in the United States After 1960” in volume I and “Refugee Act of 1980” in volume III.

Community language schools: A rich and diverse resource flying under the radar

The UCLA International Institute published a write-up of the conference on community language schools that I organized with Claire Chik and Olga Kagan of the National Heritage Language Research Center earlier this month. Thanks to everyone who came to the event! It was a great success, and we could not have done it without you.

Conference: Challenges and achievements in community language schools

I’m working with the National Heritage Language Resource Center at UCLA to organize a conference on community language schools on April 13. The conference is free and open to the public, and will have presentations from both academics and community school community members. If you’re interested in presenting, please let me know! Continue reading “Conference: Challenges and achievements in community language schools”