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Monday, April 23 • 10:20am - 10:40am
Identity and Roots for Chinese American Immigrants (PDA & COMMUNITY MEMORY)

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This presentation will describe the efforts of gathering oral histories, family trees, medical history, and behavioral genograms of the presenter's Chinese family members residing in mainland China. It will address changing cultural barriers to personal archiving such as technology, language, medical advancements, and war. To conclude, the talk will address the function of personal archiving on immigrant identity formation. 

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Sandra Wang

Sandra Wang is a former student assistant in the Metadata Library Unit at the University of Houston and worked on the Digital Archives and Institutional Repository (IR). Uprooted from a major Chinese City to a small town in Texas, this project is an attempt to connect the past to... Read More →


Monday April 23, 2018 10:20am - 10:40am CDT
Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavillion University of Houston M.D. Anderson Library, 4333 University Drive, Houston, TX

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