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Cultivating Connections: The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada

Cultivating Connections: The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada
130 St. George Street, Robarts Library 14th Floor, EAS Purple Lounge
Time: Nov 7th, 10:00 am End: Nov 6th, 12:00 pm
Interest Categories: Women/Gender, Sociology (FAS), Religion, Study of (FAS), History (FAS), East Asian Studies (FAS), Diaspora/Transnational, Canada, 2000-, 1950-2000, 1900-1950, 1800-1900
Talk by Alison Marshall, Brandon University

The Department of East Asian Studies is pleased to announce a Book Launch and Talk by

Alison Marshall, Department of Religion, Brandon University

Cultivating Connections: The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada

"Cultivating Connections is a major breakthrough in the research of social history. Combining years of careful documentary research, including a thorough canvass of available English and Chinese sources, with an oral history component in Prairie Chinese communities, Marshall has gained access to valuable networks of relationships. I recommend her book highly." -- Timothy J. Stanley, author of Contesting White Supremacy: School Segregation, Anti-Racism, and the Making of Chinese Canadians

Alison Marshall is Professor of Religion at Brandon University.  Her areas of research are Asian religion including Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism, new religious movements, and Chinese and Filipino history and gender.

This event is free and open to all. Registration is not required. For further information, please contact the Department of East Asian Studies at (416) 978-7260.

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