Guest Lecturer Timothy T. Kao Presents Program at Cal State L.A.
What & Who: The Department of Anthropology and the Asian and Asian American Studies at California State University, Los Angeles present a lecture entitled, "Yung Wing (1828-1912) and 120 Young Chinese Students in American (1872-1881)." The featured speaker will be Timothy T. Kao, professor emeritus in economics at Gateway Community-Technical College and president of the Chinese Students Memorial Society in Connecticut.
When: Monday, February 21, 3:15-5:00 p.m.
Where: Cal State L.A. University Club. The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Freeway, at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Freeways. Public (permit dispenser) parking is available on Lots C and G, or upper level of Parking Structure II.
More: "Yung Wing (Rong Hong) first came to the United States in 1847 and graduated from Yale in 1854, becoming the first person to hold an American B.A. degree in Chinese History. At Yung Wing's suggestion, China sent another 120 students to Hartford, Connecticut, to train them in Western knowledge. Professor Kao's lecture will discuss the acculturation of the students in American and later the demand imposed on them by the Qing government." - ChorSwan Ngin, professor of Anthropology at Cal State L.A.
Info: Free to the public. For more information on the lecture, contact Professor ChorSwan Ngin at (323) 343-2442 or .