President of Chinese Family History Group 2018-2020 Before I give presentations, I am often introduced with how I’ve been researching my family history for over thirty years. This is absolutely true, and I’ll get into that in a little bit. But it does raise an interesting question: Aren’t you done yet? Let’s flashback to when…Read More
My Father Was My Gateway To American Life. Then I Found Out He Lied To Get Into This Country.
Published by The Huffington Post, May 28, 2022 “Reading their files made me uneasy. Their claim to citizenship was based on a lie. Were they ‘illegal immigrants’? Did that mean I wasn’t a true American?” By Cynthia Lim The one thing I thought I knew for certain was that my Chinese father, Mow Lim, was allowed…Read More
Kristine Dennehy, PhD
Kristine Dennehy teaches Japanese and Korean history at California State University Fullerton, where she also serves as Teaching Credential Adviser. Originally from Connecticut, over the last several years, she has developed a strong interest in Asian American history and community history more generally in Southern California. As a Professor of History at California State University…Read More
The Chinese in Cuba
Steven Owyang, Friends of Roots Steve is a fourth generation Chinese American who holds a strong interest in Chinese American history. Through Friends of Roots and its Roots: Him Mark Lai Family History Project, Steve has led program participants in researching their own family history and genealogy, learning about China and Chinese American history, and…Read More