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UI Confucius Institute’s China in the Treasure Valley Lecture Series 

When: Wed., April 20, 11:30 a.m. and Thu., April 21, 11:30 a.m. 2016
Price: FREE
uidaho.edu/class/confucius-institute/boise
The series kicks off April 20 with Terry Abraham of the Idaho Humanities Council talking about Chinese funeral customs in the West. Then on April 21, Priscilla Wegars, curator and founder of the UI Asian American Comparative Collection, will talk about Chinese immigration in Idaho, particularly to the Boise Basin in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Attendees can also check out a new Chinese history display showcasing a historic sign from the Boise branch of the Chinese Empire Reform Association (CERA), which was established in the Boise Valley in the early 1900s. The eight-foot-tall sign hung in Boise’s Chinatown.

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