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Wing On Wo & Co.

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26 Mott Street
New York, NY

April 2018

Chinatowns Around the World

Friday, April 6, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Wing On Wo & Co., 26 Mott Street
New York, NY
Animated flyer for Homeward Bound: Chinatowns Around the World with clouds moving in the background

Presented by the W.O.W. Project. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. What can elderly Chinese Cuban women in Havana teach us about the fight to preserve Chinatown in New York City? How does Johannesburg’s Chinatown relate to Black and Asian race relations in the US? Where is home for the lineages of immigrants in the diaspora? The Chinese diaspora is worldwide. Immigrants have created home in countries where one may not expect to find thousands of Chinese restaurants in…

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June 2018

Homeward Bound: Oral Histories of the Diaspora

Thursday, June 14, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Wing On Wo & Co., 26 Mott Street
New York, NY
Blue and orange tinted photograph of storefront, "Wing On Wo & Co" with New Year's decorations

Presented by The W.O.W. Project. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.   How do oral histories document generations past and present? How do these stories shape our future? What are the stories you have been waiting to tell? Four multimedia storytellers, scholars, and organizers share their work documenting personal, local, and global stories of the diaspora. Featuring Nyssa Chow (Lecturer, S.U.N.Y Purchase), Tao Leigh Goffe (Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow, NYU), Diane Wong (Doctoral Candidate, Cornell University), and Huiying Bernice Chan (writer and storyteller). This…

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