APALA Prez Program 2015 flyer
2015 President’s Program
Global Roots, Local Identities:
Asian International Adoption
Saturday, June 27, 2015 | 4:30 – 5:30PM
Moscone Convention Center, 236-238 (S)
APALA President’s Program will feature a panel of experts
moderated by Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen to examine Asian international
adoption and reflect on identity, assimilation, family, community, and
advocacy. The panel will also include clips from Deann Liem’s brandnew film Geographies of Kinship: International Asian Adoption, as
well as First Person Plural, and In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee. The
APALA President’s Program is co-sponsored by APALA and VRT.
FEATURING (listed in order from top to bottom)
The works of Deann Borshay Liem, Filmmaker of the Emmy
Award-nominated documentary, First Person Plural and
the award-winning film, In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee.
Panelist Dr. Catherine Ceniza Choy, Professor of Ethnic
Studies at UC Berkeley and author of Global Families: A
History of Asian International Adoption in America .
Panelist Maria Taesil Hudson Carpenter, City Librarian of the
Santa Monica Public Library System and the Vice President of
the Association of Korean Adoptees of Southern California.
Moderator Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen (not shown), Professor of
Library and Information Science at St. Catherine