New essays coming

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Scholarship on historical and contemporary photographs of the Central Pacific Railroad sites is currently under review to be published digitally in these project pages. The first piece will be the…

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Chinese-language book on the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Published in December

Monday, February 5, 2018

A Chinese-language book, 北美鐵路華工:歷史、文學與視覺再現 [Chinese Railroad Workers in North America: Recovery and Representation], edited by Hsinya Huang [黃心雅] was published in December in Taipei by Bookman [台北:書林出版社]. The…

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“The Tacoma Method” — Anniversary in Washington

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) and the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation jointly presented a two-part commemorative program on November 4. The day began with a walk from the…

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Undergraduate Research Symposium

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

During the Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Public Service that took place during the 2017 Stanford University Homecoming Reunion Weekend in October, 2017, Jeongeun Park presented on her…

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Presentation to the US-China People’s Friendship Association

Saturday, September 9, 2017

On August 26 at St. Jude’s Church Parish Hall in Cupertino, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Co-Director of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford, gave a talk to the US-China People’s Friendship Association South…

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Zhi Lin Art Exhibit: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Co-Director of the CRRW Project, contributed an essay to Zhi Lin: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads, the exhibition…

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China Wall in the Sierras (July)

Saturday, August 19, 2017

In late July, project co-director Gordon H. Chang presented two talks on the Chinese railroad workers to Stanford alumni and friends at the Stanford Sierra Camp on Fallen…

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Pilgrimage to Yosemite (July 29)

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Hilton Obenzinger, Associate Director of the CRRW Project, presented a talk on the Chinese and the Transcontinental Railroad during the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California’s “5th Annual…

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LaborFest: “The Golden Spike” Chinese and Irish Labor versus the Big Four

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Lotus Yee Fong, organizer of the LaborFest panel The Chinese American Historical Society of North America hosted a panel organized by Lotus Yee Fong, on the topic of “‘The Golden…

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Chinese Workers Panel at USF

Sunday, June 11, 2017

On April 11, 2017, Hilton Obenzinger, Associate Director of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project, joined Sue Lee, Executive Director, Chinese Historical Society of America, Paulette…

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