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dc.creatorWong, Michael
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-28T21:17:52Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-28T21:17:52Z
dc.date.issued 2018-12-07
dc.identifier.citation Wong, Michael, interview by Li, Priscilla and He, Tian-Tian. December 07, 2018. Houston Asian American Archives oral history interviews, MS 573, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. https://hdl.handle.net/1911/105259.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/105259
dc.description This recording and transcript form part of a collection of oral history interviews conducted by the Chao Center for Asian Studies at Rice University. This collection includes audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Asian Americans native to or living in Houston.
dc.description.abstract Dr. Michael Wong was born in Quebec City, Canada to Chinese immigrant parents. As a young child, he moved to California, assimilating into American culture and becoming a US citizen with his siblings and parents. From high school, where he had impactful teachers in the sciences and the humanities, he went to the California Institute of Technology to study Chemical Engineering and then to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he completed his graduate studies and met his wife. Today, he is the chair of the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at Rice University and is proud to represent Chinese Americans in academia. During the interview, Dr. Wong’s experience of growing up Chinese American, current Asian American representation in media and academia, and how he raises his two daughters in two cultures.
dc.format.extent 01:21:59
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.rights The copyright holder for this material has granted Rice University permission to share this material online. It is being made available for non-profit educational use.
dc.rightsPermission to examine physical and digital collection items does not imply permission for publication. Fondren Library’s Woodson Research Center / Special Collections has made these materials available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any uses beyond the spirit of Fair Use require permission from owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See http://library.rice.edu/guides/publishing-wrc-materials
dc.title Michael Wong oral history interview and transcript
dc.digitization.specifications This oral history material was born digital, with audio masters in wav format and derivatives in mp3 format, video in mp4 format, transcript text in Word format converted to PDF. In some cases audio masters are not provided, only an mp3 access file.
dc.date.digital 2018
dc.source.collection Houston Asian American Archives oral history interviews, MS 573, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.identifier.digital wrc09112
dc.type.genre oral histories (document genres)
dc.type.dcmi Sound
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.type.dcmi MovingImage
dc.contributor.interviewer Li, Priscilla
dc.contributor.interviewer He, Tian-Tian
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