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KICK-OFF/PRE-REGISTRATION RECEPTION OCTOBER 6 (Thursday), 5:00-7:00 P.M.

CHSA Museum and Learning Center and the Manilatown Heritage Center (corner of Kearny and Jackson Streets) Co-hosted by CHSA and San Francisco State University's College of Ethnic Studies and Asian American Studies Department

OPENING LUNCHEON

"TOWN AND GOWN: A MUTUAL COMMITMENT" OCTOBER 7 (Friday), 11:30-1:30 P.M.

Imperial Room, Radisson Miyako Hotel

OPENING ACT: Leung's White Crane Lion & Dragon Dance School

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed and Mr. Henry Der

Introductions by Dr. Robert A. Corrigan and Dr. Rolland C. Lowe

RECEPTION FOR CSU CHANCELLOR CHARLES B. REED

OCTOBER 7 (Friday), 1:45-3:00 P.M.

Kyoto Room, Radisson Miyako Hotel

Co-hosted by the Chinese American Faculty and Staff Association and the Office of International Programs at San Francisco State University

CONFERENCE BANQUET AND BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR PHILIP P. CHOY AND HIM MARK LAI

"MAKING HISTORY" OCTOBER 7 (Friday), 7:00 P.M.

Empress of China Restaurant, 838 Grant Avenue, San Francisco Chinatown

OPENING ACT: Yellow River Drummers

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Gary Locke, former Governor of the State of Washington

Introduction by Assemblymember Judy Chu

BIRTHDAY EMCEE: Dr. Marion K. Horn

CHSA PANELS HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH CHSA EXHIBITS

"Remembering C.C. Wang"

Frank H. Yick Gallery

August 18 to December 19, 2005

As the second anniversary of his passing approaches, the Chinese Historical Society of America presents the first exhibition commemorating the vision of Wang Chi-ch'ien. C.C. Wang, a dedicated scholar of Chinese painting, was a celebrated teacher and a deeply respected connoisseur and collector. As an artist, Wang broadened the international audience for Chinese painting and its rich history, and made invaluable contributions to American appreciation of traditional ink painting. His intellectual and technical innovations merged the traditions of Chinese painting with the explorations of modern art in America like none before him.

Curated by Adam Mikos, the exhibition features works from private and public collection, and is funded by Grants for the Arts.

CONFERENCE PANEL (SESSION 6E):

"WHAT IS CHINESE AMERICAN ART?"

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