Join us in welcoming Asian American Pacific Islander Author, Dr. Madeline Y. Hsu discuss the history of Chinese American immigration in her award-winning book, “The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority”. Madeline will be at Ocean Palace Restaurant at 3 p.m. with a slideshow presentation to discuss her research followed by time for Questions & Answers (Q & A) and autographing of books. Books will only be available for signing at this weekend event. This event is a part of our continuing AAPI Meet the Author Series.
Madeline Y. Hsu served as Director of the center for Asian American Studies 2006-2014 and is currently an Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. She was born in Columbia, Missouri but grew up in Taiwan and Hong Kong between visits with her grandparents at their store in Altheimer, Arkansas. She received her undergraduate degrees in History from Pomona College and PhD from Yale University. The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority (Princeton University Press, 2015) is her second monograph. She is currently writing “Asian American History: A Very Short Introduction” for Oxford University Press.