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The AAAS Scholars Lecture Series Winter 2013 Lecture (3/13/13)

The Winter 2013 Lecture, entitled "Origins: The Birth and Rise of Chinese American Communities in Los Angeles," was a huge success! Chinese American Museum (Los Angeles) Executive Director Dr. Michael Duchemin, Curator Steven Y. Wong, and Education Programs Manager Michael Truong discussed the history of Chinese Americans in Los Angeles and their effort in preserve and present such an important past to a packed audience. The panel was moderated by Dr. Gay Yuen, chair of the Division of Curriculum and Instruction, Charter College of Education.



Dr. Gay Yuen

Dr. Gay Yuen introduces the panel. From right: Dr. Yuen, Dr. Michael Duchemin, Steven Wong, Michael Truong


Dr. Duchemin

Dr. Duchemin, director of the Chinese American Museum, gives a brief introduction of the museum's history



CAM Curator Steven Y. Wong discusses the museum's roles and missions



The panel and the audience



Dr. Kylie Hsu, Professor Emeritus and AAAS Advisory Board member, is among the attentive audience (back row, right)



Dr. James Henderson, Dean of the College of Natural and Social Sciences



Steven Wong recounts CAM's early exhibits



Dr. Duchemin discusses the contribution of the Louie family



Michael Truong mobilizes students



Michael Truong takes a question



Nathaniel Marcelo, a Health & Human Services student, comments on the panel

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