From Invisible to Visible: Stepping Forward to Tell How Chinese Americans Helped Build the Nation

May 9–12, 2019

Save the date! Symposium VII is hosted in partnership with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Asian Pacific American Center, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, and National Postal Museum. Together, we commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad, remembering its significance and complex historical context, and honoring the contributions and sacrifices of migrants in its construction. Please reach out to with any questions or ideas.