We are a Family: Reflections of 9/11 by Chinese New Yorkers

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011

Time: 4PM to 7:30PM

Place: Pace University - Student Union
1 Pace Plaza, Manhattan

Presentations about Chinese New Yorkers’ lives and reflections on 9/11, co-sponsored by the Confucius Institute at Pace University and the Asian American / Asian Research Institute.

4PM to 5PM - Exhibition of contemporary Chinese painting and calligraphy on the themes of memorializing 9/11 and the harmony, happiness, peace, and tranquility of the mid-autumn Chinese Moon festival. Chinese folk music by Chinese Theatre Works.

5PM - Talk on “Moon and Rice: A Tribute to 9/11 using Chinese Cultural Symbolism” by artist Chee Wong Ng, whose “Red, White, and Blue” installation is on display in the campus library.

5:30PM - Reception and brief remarks by Pace officials and local dignitaries.

6:30PM - Panel discussion with communtiy members and scholars from CUNY, Pace, and Adelphi universities:

  • Jiao-xian Cen

  • Lt. David Lim

  • Paul Lee

  • Jean Lau Chin, Adelphi University

  • Joyce Moy, Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

  • Joseph Lee, Pace University




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