|Theme:||"Facets of the Chinese Culture – Meet the Chinese-American Authors"|
|Date:||June 2, 2007 (Saturday)|
|Time:||2:00 pm - 4:30 pm|
|Location:||Chatham Square Branch of the New York Public Library in Chinatown, NY
|The detailed program agenda is as follows:|
|1st Speaker:||Mr. Hanson Chan, writer of Chinese novels and screenplays.|
|Topic:||The historical background of Hanson Chan’s "Hua Hu (化胡)" series.|
|Time:|| 2:00 pm – 2:45pm
|2nd Speaker/Performer:||Prof. Sheau-yueh Janey Chao, Professor of Newman Library of Baruch College/City University of New York.|
|Topic:||"From Silk Road to the Yee Family of Arabic Origin". The Silk Road and Prof. Chao’s family Heritage. She will also perform a belly dance after her short speech.|
|Time:||3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
|3rd Speaker:||Dr. Renqiu Yu, Professor of History and Director of Asian Studies Program of SUNY-Purchase.|
|Topic:||Introducing "Qing Ke (請客)", the new title by Dr. Yu.|
|Time:|| 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
|There will be a Get-together Dinner after the program held in Chinatown:
|Date/Time:||June 2, 2007, 5:30 pm|
|Location:||Congee Village (粥之家) in Chinatown (in a private banquet room equipped with Karaoke).
207 Bowery Street
New York, NY 10002
|Cost:||Around $30 per person (CALA will subsidize $5 for each member)
|Please RSVP dinner with Xi Chen at email@example.com by May 25, 2007. You can also contact Xi Chen at (646) 262-8219 in case of emergency.
Enclosed please find the following attachments for more information about the books that will be introduced in the program:
1. The historical background of Hanson Chan’s Hua Hu (化胡) series
Please feel free to contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Maria (m.fung@BrooklynPublicLibrary.org) if you have any questions regarding the programs.