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Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant
A Memoir by Curtis Chin

Nineteen eighties Detroit was a volatile place to live, but above the fray stood a safe haven: Chung’s Cantonese Cuisine, where anyone—from the city’s first Black mayor to the local drag queens, from a big-time Hollywood star to elderly Jewish couples—could sit down for a warm, home-cooked meal. Here was where, beneath a bright-red awning and surrounded by his multigenerational family, filmmaker and activist Curtis Chin came of age; where he learned to embrace his identity as a gay ABC, or American-born Chinese.

Thursday, May 9, 2024,
3:30pm-4:50 Humanities Gateway 1800
(Light Reception to follow in the Humanities Gateway Courtyard at 5pm)

RSVP Here by May 3rd, 2024

Book cover of Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant

Free Book Giveaway for attendees who author Instagram posts about Curtis Chin and his book!!!  Click the link below for more information:

Free Book Giveaway!!!