Author book talk "Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America" on Saturday, October 2, 2:30-4pm

Historian and author Judy Young will talk about her latest book Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America. Drawing on rich immigration histories and stunning photographs, Judy Young will compare the experiences of Chinese immigrants to that of other ethnic groups detained on Angel Island, including the Japanese, Koreans, Asian Indians, Russians and Jews. This fascinating history of Angel Island offers new insight into America's complicated relationship to immigration, a story that continues today.

Judy Yung is the daughter of Chinese immigrants detained on Angel Island. She is Professor Emerita of American Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the author of Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island 1910-1940 and Unbound Feet: A Social History of Chinese Women in San Francisco.

Bilingual program, English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin). A book sale and signing follows this event.

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