dragon tailsThe draft program for the Dragon Tails 2017: Hopes, Dreams and Realities, a conference on Chinese diaspora history and heritage, is now available online.

The conference will be held at the Golden Dragon Museum, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, from Thursday 23 November to Sunday 26 November 2017.

You can view the draft program, and register online, at: www.dragontails.org.au

Early bird registration is available up until Sunday 5 November 2017, 11pm.

If you are a speaker who is a post-graduate student, you are eligible for a bursary which includes free registration and a small travel subsidy. Please contact us to arrange this for you.

We have been delighted by the range and depth of the papers offered for the conference, and look forward to an exciting and stimulating four days in Bendigo.

Professor Madeline Y. Hsu from the University of Texas (Austin), will be keynote speaker. Professor Hsu served as Director of the Center for Asian American Studies 2006-2014 and is currently a Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Hsu will speak on: Migrant Imaginaries, Imagining the Immigrant: Hang Liwu and the (In)Eligibility of Chinese for U.S. Citizenship

There will also be a pre-conference tour, as an optional extra, on Thursday 23 November, of Bendigo and District Chinese history.

We hope you will be able to attend the conference, and look forward to meeting you at Bendigo.

Kind regards,

Grace, Nadia and Leigh

Grace Gassin, Nadia Rhook, Leigh McKinnon
Convenors, Dragon Tails 2017
Email: dragontailsconferences@gmail.com
Web: www.dragontails.org.au
Twitter: www.twitter.com/dragontailsconf