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    • Richard Yan oral history interview and transcript 

      Yan, Richard (2020-07-31)
      Richard Yan was born in Wuhan, China in 1984 as the elder of a pair of twins. The family of four moved to Shenzhen at the call of the Open Door Policy, as the parents pursued opportunities there. He and his brother, Robbie ...
    • Amy Kan oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Kan, Amy (2020-07-23)
      The special oral history collection is created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Amy Kan is a Rice University Research staff who serves as the Co-Director of the Brine Chemistry Consortium, the Co-Director of ...
    • Leann Liu oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Liu, Leann (2020-07-07)
      The special oral history collection is created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Leann Liu is Deputy Manager of Surveillance and Epidemiology at Harris County Public Health Department. Recognized in the Houston ...
    • Hannah Lee oral history interview and transcript 

      Lee, Hannah (2020-07-04)
      Born in Seoul, South Korea, Hannah Lee spent her early childhood in Indonesia until she was five. She moved to Houston with her family in 1985. After high school, she pursued her higher education at Boston University and ...
    • Cecil Fong oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Fong, Cecil (2020-06-26)
      The Houston Asian American Archive previously interviewed Mr. Cecil Fong in March 2018 for his life stories and experiences. He has been invited back for the COVID-19 Special Collection interview regarding his experiences ...
    • Melanie Pang oral history interview and transcript 

      Pang, Melanie (2020-06-25)
      Melanie Pang, who was born in Missouri City, TX in 1986, is the Director of Advocacy at the Houston Food Bank. She was the inaugural co-chair of Mayor Sylvester Turner’s LGBTQ Board of Advisory for a two-year term. She ...
    • Anthony Pabillano oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Pabillano, Anthony (2020-06-19)
      Anthony Pabillano immigrated from the Philippines to the US during his teenage years, which was quite a turbulent memory for him and became one of the inspirations for his later artistic creativity. He pursued an undergraduate ...
    • Helen Chou oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Chou, Helen (2020-06-14)
      The special oral history collection is created in response to COVID-19 that started in February 2020. Helen Chou, the Senior Manager of International Services at the Houston Public Library, talked about how the pandemic ...
    • Matt Manalo oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Manalo, Matt (2020-06-12)
      The special oral history collection is created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Matt Manalo was born and raised in the Philippines before moving to Houston in 2004. He studied Computer Engineering before graduating ...
    • Terry Wong oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Wong, Terry (2020-06-08)
      Terry Wong, Front of House Manager and co-owner of Blood Bros BBQ at Bellaire, tookthe interview for HAAA’s Covid-19 Special Collection, in which he spoke about the impacts of Covid-19to his restaurant, his business, his ...
    • Julie Tam oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Tam, Julie (2020-06-05)
      Julie Tam, who was previously interviewed by HAAA in March 2013, was invited back to speak about her experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how as a small business owner in real estate and property management, she ...
    • Chung Ying oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Chung, Ying (2020-06-05)
      Ying Chung, Principal of Mandarin Immersion Magnet School of HISD, spoke to the Archive about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to his life, his work and his future perspectives.
    • Angela Cheng oral history interview and transcript 

      Cheng, Angela (2020-06-05)
      Angela is a Brooklyn-based writer and filmmaker who spent her childhood performing Chinese stand up comedy in Houston, Texas. Since then, she's traded the stage for writing and directing movies. She spends most of her life ...
    • Donna Chang oral history interview and transcript 

      Chang, Donna (2020-06-02)
      Donna Chang was born in Daegu, South Korea and moved to Mississauga, Ontario, Canada at the age of 1. Her family then moved to Bethesda, Maryland where she attended high school, but she returned to Canada to go to college ...
    • Brandon Harris oral history interview and transcript 

      Harris, Brandon Tho (2020-06-02)
      Brandon Tho Harris is an interdisciplinary artist based in Houston who is inspired by his background as a Vietnamese American in his use of photography, video, performance and installation. Born and raised in Houston, ...
    • Dr. Nusrat Ameen oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Ameen, Dr. Nusrat (2020-06-01)
      The special oral history collection is created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The special oral history collection is created in response to COVID-19 that started in February 2020. Dr. Nusrat Ameen is the Senior ...
    • Y. Ping Sun oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Sun, Y. Ping (2020-05-27)
      This special oral history collection is created in response to COVID-19 that started in February 2020. Y. Ping Sun, a veteran community member of Houston Asian American Archive, who was interviewed back in 2011, returned ...
    • Kenneth Li oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Li, Kenneth (2020-05-27)
      The special oral history collection is created in response to COVID-19 that started in February 2020. Kenneth Li was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1957. At the age of 14, he moved to Hong Kong with his uncle and later moved ...
    • Anhlan Nguyen oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Nguyen, Anhlan (2020-05-23)
      The special oral history collection is created in response to COVID-19 that started in February 2020. Dr. Anhlan Nguyen, a veteran community member of Houston Asian American Archive, who was interviewed back in 2019, ...
    • Jeff Pan oral history interview and transcript 

      Pan, Jeff (2020-05-23)
      Dr. Jeff Gee-shang Pan is a Chinese-American geophysicist with extensive experience in the petroleum industry. He was born in Taiwan and left for the US to pursue his doctoral degree in Geophysics at Princeton University. ...