Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of APA Heritage Month (1978-2018)
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events are happening throughout San Francisco in the month of May. This Master Calendar of events is compiled by the APA Heritage Foundation, in partnership with the Mayor’s APA Heritage Celebration Committee and the Official Celebration Partners of the 40th Anniversary:
Asian American Graphic Narratives with Jerry Dear
May 6 @ 3:10 pm - 4:50 pmFree
“Over the past two decades – Asian American graphic novelists and illustrators have inundated the comics literary scene. This talk presents a diverse selection of graphic narratives spanning the realms of history – cultural experience – and imaginative creations from Asian American talents – exploring dark humor and magical realism to heartfelt memoirs and realistic fiction for all ages.
Our presenter is Jerry Dear – an Information Strategist at the San Francisco Public Library who tackles research questions and teaches at City College of San Francisco. In his free time – Jerry indulges in graphic novels – anime – manga – and Asian American literature and film.”