Asian and Asian American Studies Scholars Lecture Series

Wednesday Oct 29 2014   1:30 PM
University Student Union Theater, California State University, Los Angeles  5151 State University Dr., Los Angeles, CA  map

Arthur Dong, author of Forbidden City, USA: Chinese American Nightclubs, 1936-1970, will give a presentation and sign copies of his book as part of the Asian and Asian American Studies Scholars Lecture Series.

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Arthur DongArthur Dong has produced, directed, written, edited, and filmed independent films on social issues such as gay rights and the Chinese American experience. A two-time Rockefeller Media Arts Fellow as well as a Guggenheim Fellow in Film, Dong has served on the boards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Film Independent, OutFest, and the National Film Preservation Board at the Library of Congress. His honors include three Sundance Film Festival awards, an Oscar nomination, a Peabody Award, the Berlin Film Festival’s Teddy Award, Taipei’s Golden Horse Award, a GLAAD Media Award, and five Emmy nominations.