《Chinese Victoria: A Long and Difficult Journey 》新书发布会

请在7月25日参加华裔博物馆在维多利亚番摊里10-14号举行,历史学家 John Adams 的《Chinese Victoria: A Long and Difficult Journey》新书发布会! 这本附有丰富图片的书籍精巧地探讨了加拿大华人在维多利亚的生活和他们塑造加国最古老唐人街的过程,并说明了维多利亚的华人社区在更广泛的省级、国家和跨国问题中的重要性。

下午 5:00 恭候, 并在5:30 开始作者演讲和签名会。 名额有限。 立即登记参加。

John Adams 是华裔博物馆董事会成员,亦是 “第一步:华裔在维多利亚市的历程” 的策展人,该特展现正在华裔博物馆位于维多利亚唐人街的番摊里临时展点展出。

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John Adams was born in Ontario and moved to Victoria with his parents in 1960. He graduated from Victoria High School and attended the University of Victoria before going UBC to complete a BA in History (1972). He received a Masters degree in Museology from the University of Toronto. His working career was in the museum and historic sites field as well as teaching museum studies for twenty-eight years between SFU and the University of Victoria. Since 2000, he has operated his own history company called “Discover the Past” in Victoria, specializing in historical research, writing and conducting walking tours.

Adams is a former president of the BC Museums Association, the Victoria Historical Society, the Old Cemeteries Society of Victoria, and currently is a director of the Chinese Canadian Museum Society of British Columbia and the Victoria Chinatown Museum Society. Chinese Victoria is his seventh book. John and his wife Donna live in a heritage house in Victoria’s James Bay neighbourhood. (Chinese Victoria)