A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to My Retirement
Event posted by John Jung
26 Sep 2011 7:00 pm
26 Sep 2011 8:30 pm
A discussion of how a retired professor of psychology became an historian of Chinese American immigrants and wrote 4 books in the field that he has made over 40 talks about all over the U. S.
Signal Hill Library
… a significant contribution to the history of Chinese laundries…best told by someone like Jung who experienced a ‘laundry life,’ and understands its psychological impact on the Chinese laundrymen and their families... ”
—Murray K. Lee, Curator, San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Born in Macon, Georgia, where his immigrant parents from China, the only Chinese in the city, owned a laundry. After moving to California, he majored in psychology at U. C. Berkeley and went on to earn a Ph.D. at Northwestern University. Author of several...