State Library Author Talks – Michael Liu


Please join us on Tuesday, May 9th for an author talk with Michael Liu!
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month! Please join us in our historic reading room in the Massachusetts State House to hear author, researcher, and activist, Michael Liu discuss his book, Forever Struggle: Activism, Identity, and Survival in Boston’s Chinatown, 1880-2018.

Event details:
• Forever Struggle: Activism, Identity, and Survival in Boston’s Chinatown, 1880-2018 by Michael Liu
• Tuesday, May 9, 2023. 12 – 1:00 pm
• Location: State Library of Massachusetts, Room 341. Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02133. Directions.
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• Event includes time for questions for the author as well as an opportunity for attendees to purchase the book!

About the book: Forever Struggle, details the history of Boston’s well known Chinatown neighborhood. From early immigration to urban renewal projects, Liu enlightens readers to the efforts of the Chinatown community to maintain its identity and presence in an ever-changing city. Forever Struggle demonstrates the power of ethnic communities as they endure urban transformation.

About the author: Michael Liu is a former Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Liu grew up in Boston’s Chinatown and is currently an activist for Chinatown and Asian American communities. Liu is coauthor of The Snake Dance of Asian American Activism: Community, Vision, and Power.


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