Chinese in Maine

Jan 24, 2012

Chinese in Maine

  It’s the Year of the Dragon and Maine Calling marked the start of Chinese New Year with a conversation about the Chinese community in Maine. Learn about the customs and traditions that mark this festive holiday, and find out about some of the history and trends of Chinese residents living in Maine.

Host Jonathan Smith speaks with:

Connie Zhu, former policy analyst with Maine Center for Economic Policy, authored a report on Asians in Maine. Now she is a freelance translator and consultant as well as an adjunct language instructor at Colby College.

Craig Dietrich, Professor Emeritus of Chinese History and founding member of the Chinese American Friendship Association of Maine.

Suzanne Fox, President and Founder of Fox Intercultural Consulting Services, working with Chinese-Maine relations.