DRIVEN OUT: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans



University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CD, February 5
Martin Luther King Library, San Jose, CA , February 3
University of California, Riverside, April 27
Pasadena Historical Museum, April 29
Swarthmore College, Genevieve Lee Lecture, March 17
Amherst College, April 6

Labor Film Fest, San Francisco
University of California Santa Barbara
University of Michigan
University of Washington
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California Davis
University of California, Merced
Graduate Center, CUNY
San Diego State University
Occidental College
British Association American Studies
American Studies Association
Society for the Study of American Women Writers

Labor Film Fest, San Francisco
University of California Santa Barbara
Amherst College
University of Washington Ethnic Studies
San Diego State University
University of California Davis
University of California, Merced, 2008,
San Diego State University, Golden Gate Law School,
Occidental College

KUOW NPR “THE BEAT” Seattle Megan Sukys Interview, April 24, 2007

APEX/KPFA, Berkeley, CA, Live, May 31, 2007

WBAI/Pacifica Radio, National, Live, History of immigration policy May 31, 2007

WBAI Radio, NY “ASIA PACIFIC FORUM” Live, Leyla Mei June 5, 2007


FREE SPEECH TV/DISH SATELLITE, Taped, Jim Dingeman June 7, 2007

WPAT Multicultural Radio, National Syndicated, Taped, Gene Heinemeyer, June 7, 2007

KPCC “AIRTALK WITH LARRY MANTLE,” Los Angeles, Live, June 11, 2007

WVMR KVMR “BOOK TALK ,” Nevada City, Live, Eric Tomb June 11, 2007

KALI/KBLA LA, Multicultural Radio Broadcasting, Gary Mercer June 11, 2007

C-SPAN aired throughout July, taped Chinese Historical Soc. S. California, 2007-8

Live, Krys Boyd, Jeff Whittington June 14 , 2007

KHSU/NPR “THURSDAY NIGHT TALKS,” Northwest, CA, David Cobb June 14, 2007

KPFA/Pacifica Bay Area THE MORNING SHOW, Andrea Lewis June 18, 2007

Jonathan Tilove, Newhouse News Service, June 22, 2007 June 25, 2007

The Paradise Radio Network “DR. ALVIN AUGUSTUS JONES”, WCBQ-AM, WHNC
AM, Oxford, NC Live, June 26, 2007

CHINA PRESS, live interview w/ Chief Washington Correspondent Donghui Yu, July 3 & 4,

THE BEAT/ KUOW-FM NPR Seattle Megan Sukys, Re-air, June 26, 2007

KVON, “LATE MORNINGS”, Napa, CA July 3, 2007

NPR/WASHINGTON DC “TELL ME MORE” National Syndication, Michal Martin, July 2007

WBUR/NPR "HERE AND NOW”, National Syndication, Robin Young July 19, 2007

VOICE OF AMERICA, “VAO NEWS” air week of July 30, 2007

KALW/SF “UP FRONT” Sandip Roy, Taped, San Francisco July 31, 2007

NPR, “JEFFERSON EXCHANGE” E. Oregon, N. California, C: Valerie Ing-Miller, Live phone in. August 3, 2007

NPR/KPBS “THESE DAYS” San Diego, t.b.a.

NPR, Washington D.C. KOJO NMANDI SHOW, August 29, 2007

NPR /CHICAGO PUBLIC RADIO, “Eight Forty-Eight Morning Newsmagazine ” Allison Cuddy, September 4, 2007

KQED/NPR “PACIFIC TIME”, San Francisco, K. Oanh Ha, October 11, 2007

KPFK/LA “The Chinese Exclusion Act” host Ernesto Arce, November 26, 2007

KPFA “AGAINST THE GRAIN” Berkeley, CA, CS Soong, December 3, 2007

WILL/NPR “THE AFTERNOON MAGAZINE”, Urbana, IL, Celeste Quinn, January 7, 2007

WYPR NPR MD “The Morning Show” t.b.a.

KXJZ , “INSIGHT” Sacramento, Jeffrey Callison, August, 2008

WURD, “IN PURSUIT OF TRUTH”, Philadelphia, Reggie Bryant, September 2008

KBOO, “PUBLIC AFFAIRS” Portland, OR, September 2008

WDAF "PERSPECTIVES" Kansas State Network, Richard Baker, Syndicated, September, 2008

“ADDICTED TO RACE” Podcast, release February 15, 2009


Museum of the Chinese in the Americas, NY “The Dog Tag Act”

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, “Driven Out:
Ethnic Cleansing in the Pacific North West”

Library of Congress, Featured Speaker, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, 2008

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program and Smithsonian Museum of the American
Indian, Washington DC“A Story of Immigration” Asian Pacific American Center,
Smithsonian Museum of American History October 12

Chinese Tacoma Reconciliation Project Ground- breaking
Featured Speaker, to honor the Chinese purged from Tacoma, Washington. University of
Puget Sound, Washington,

Oakland Museum of California January 14

Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, January 15

Chinese Historical Society of Southern California, “Violence and Violations” Monterey
Park Library, Los Angeles

California Historical Society and Chinese Historical Society of America, co-sponsored,
San Francisco

Chinese Culture Foundation, Sacramento January 13

Chinese Cultural Society Stockton/University of the Pacific , Jacoby Center for
Community & Regional Studies Jan 17, Thurs.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center Oakland, California,“Driven Out” Museum Exhibit opening and gallery lecture, January 19 gallery talk; exhibit January to May, 2008.

Organization of Chinese Americans, Greater Philadelphia Chapter; Lunar New Years
Banquet Speaker February 16

Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library History Roundtable, University of California, Berkeley,”

University of Pennsylvania School of Law, “The Chinese Re-Write The Letter of the Law.”

Washington DC Diversity Consortium, “The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans” Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, 2007 @ Georgetown Day School

Truckee Donner Historical Society, Truckee, CA, (in remaining opium den)

Humboldt County Historical Society, Eureka CA . 2007, 2004

Humboldt County Library, CA

Ferndale City Hall, CA

“Expelled: the Chinese in Northern California” Invited Keynote. Humboldt Historical Society, 2004

Association Asian American Studies, NY “The Dog Tag Act”

University of Maryland; Women's Studies, Asian Studies, American Studies November 28
The Chinese Professional Club of Houston; The Rice University Chinese Alumni Association; The Univ. of Houston Asian Alumni Association; The Asian Chamber of Commerce; & Organization of Chinese Americans, & Rice University,
Orinda California, Book Store Lecture & Signing November 15

Politics and Prose Bookstore, lecture Washington DC.

North Town Books, Arcata, CA

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Hood College, MD.

Women's Studies Fall Lecture, University of Delaware, “Driven Out: A Forgotten Tale of Chinese American Women” September 27

Department of History Series, University of Delaware, October 30

American Studies Association, “The Archives Fight Back”

“What's In What's Out?” Society for the Study of American Women Writers, 2006

“No Longer Buried Alive: The Rebellious Subjectivity of Chinese Americans in the Late
Nineteenth Century” for panel “Mining the Archives, Unearthing Ethnic Histories in the United States” The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies, International Conference, Pamplona, Spain, 2006

"To Broker Rebellion" American Studies Association, 2006.

“Purging the Body Politic” City University of New York, 2006 Invited Speaker

“Peaceably If We Can, Forcibly If We Must” Chinese American Studies/Chinese Historical Association, 2005.

"Chinese Resistance to Violence and Vigilantes in the Nineteenth Century: Re Writing the Letter of the Law” British Association for American Studies Conference, Cambridge University, 2005

“The Overseas Chinese in California: Roundups and Resistance” Xi'an University, China, 2004 Invited speaker & Visiting Faculty, November-December 2004

“9/11 from 11/4: The American Political System and The Presidential Election of 2004" Xi'an University, China, 2004 Invited speaker

“Beyond the Trail of Tears: Ethnic Cleansing in California” Invited Plenary Speaker, American Studies Association, 2004

“Public History: A Documentary of Dispersion and Dissent” Re-thinking Asian-American History Consortium Invited Speaker, Smithsonian Museum of American History, 2004

“Trading Gazes: The Empire Looks Back” Invited Panelist Nineteenth Century American Women Writers 2004

“Domesticity and Property; Race and Law” Asian American Studies, 2004

“The Chinese Diaspora in California: The Local and the Global” Invited Speaker, Temple University, 2003

"Chinese Resistance to Violence and Vigilantes in the Nineteenth Century: Rewriting the Letter of the Law" American Studies Association, 2003