Roots Calendar

In Search of Roots 2011 Schedule(Draft)

October 2010/January 2011
Recruitment of 2011 Interns

January/February 2011
Interview/selection of 2011 Interns

February 3, 2011
Chinese New Year 4709 (hare)

February 5, 2011 – 2PM
2009/2010 Roots Exhibition Opening

March 5, 2011
2009/2010 Roots Presentation

2011 Seminar Series (draft)

(Saturday mornings from 10:00am to noon and lunch after)

March
12 Introduction/inside Chinatown tour after lunch
26 National Archives

April
9 Session on oral history/Seminar on the
23 History and development of China, Guangdong

May
7 Province, and the Pearl River Delta region
21 History of Chinese in America

June
4 Angel Island or Substitutie Activity if Immigration Station is closed
18 Orientation of and final preparation

July 2, 2011 to August 5, 2011
Journey to China (projected)

August 13, 2011
Post China journey debriefing

September 10, 2011
Writing seminar and exhibit guidelines

October 8, 2011
Initial draft of essay/exhibit/presentation

October 2011/January 2012
Recruitment of 2012 interns

November 5, 2011
Second draft of essay

December 3, 2011
Final essay/ exhibit material submission

December 2011/ January 2012
Installation of exhibits (interns/designer)

January 13, 2012
Opening of Roots 2011 Interns Exhibition

January 23, 2012
Chinese New Year 4710 (dragon)

February 18, 2012
Roots 2011 Interns Presentation