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OCA Chinese Americans in Hollywood: A Virtual Conversation with Authors William Gow and Katie Gee Salisbury

May 22 @ 8:30 pm 9:30 pm EDT

Chinese Americans have been involved in the movie business since its earliest days, whether as extras, leading actors like Anna May Wong and Keye Luke, or Oscar-winning cinematographers like James Wong Howe. Join us virtually on May 22nd at 8 PM ET for a presentation on Chinese Americans in early Hollywood with William Gow, author of Performing Chinatown: Hollywood, Tourism, and the Making of a Chinese American Community, and Katie Gee Salisbury, author of Not Your China Doll: The Wild and Shimmering Life of Anna May Wong, followed by conversation and audience questions, moderated by Jenny Cho.

Those in attendance will have a chance to receive free copies of William Gow and Katie Gee Salisbury’s books! Use the code GOW20 to receive 20% off your purchase of “Performing Chinatown” when ordering directly from Stanford University Press.

This event is co-hosted by OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates, OCA-Greater Washington, D.C. chapter, and 1882 Foundation.

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Date:
May 22
Time:
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm EDT
Website:
https://www.ocanational.org/events-list/chinese-americans-in-hollywood