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Mahjong! How a Chinese Game Shaped Modern American Culture (virtual)

May 4, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

How does the Chinese parlor game mahjong fit into the American historic landscape? In what ways did this game foster the development of Jewish American and Chinese American identities across the country? On Wednesday, May 4, 7pm, presenter Annelise Heinz charts a complex cultural journey hosted by the Mercer County Library System. This talk follows the history of one game to explore how, in their daily lives, individuals create and experience cultural change. Annelise Heinz is an assistant professor of history at the University of Oregon.

Please register to receive link via 609.737.2610 or hopeprogs@mcl.org.


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May 4, 2022
7:00 pm
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