At Museum of Chinese in America
The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball: The Chinese Educational Mission, 1872
Saturday, October 28 @ 2:30 pm
Dori Jones Yang discusses her new young adult novel, The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball, a story inspired by the Chinese Educational Mission of 1872, which sent 120 boys to study in New England at a time when the Qing Empire was struggling to ‘modernize’ and adapt Western standards. Followed by booksigning.