Dr. Haiming Liu



Vita 2016

Book Publications

Liu, Haiming.  From Canton Restaurant to Panda Express: A History of Chinese Food in

the United States, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, August 2015. Awarded by American Liberian Association as the honor title of the 2015 -2016 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in the Adult Non-Fiction Category

Selected Conference Presentations

Liu, Haiming. “Life and Identity of Civil Right Activist Wong Chin Foo As Revealed by His Family Correspondence” at the 2016 Symposium on International Migration Correspondence at Jiangmen, China, June 17-20, 2016.

Liu, Haiming. “Life and Deaths of Chinese Railroad Laborers: A Challenge to the Transcontinental Railroad as an American Miracle” at the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford University, April 14-16, 2016.

Liu Haiming. “Daily Life of Chinese Laborers and the Building of US Trans-continental Railroad” at an invitation-only conference on Chinese Immigrant Laborers and the Continental Railroad” organized by Stanford University and Social Science Academic, Taipei, Taiwan, September 1-3, 2013.

Liu, Haiming. “Racial Stereotypes and Chinese Food in America” at an invitation-only conference at HKU with the theme New Perspectives on Chinese American History and Culture. On June 1-2, 2013, I was a co-organizer of the conference as a Fulbright professor at HKU.

Liu, Haiming. “Chinese Immigrant Letters As a Primary Source in Understanding History” at International Symposium on Chinese Immigrant Remittance and Letters organized as an UNESCO Memory of the World Program in Beijing, China. I presented as one of the four key-note speakers. April 19, 2013.


Cal Poly Pomona mini-grant 2015-16

Cal Poly Pomona Teacher Scholarship 2016

Public Talks

“Who Owns Culture: P.F. Chang’s as a Chinese Restaurant in America” at Beiwai American Studies Center, Beijing Foreign Studies Center, China on July 1, 2016.

“Chinese Food in American Culture: Facts, Stereotypes and History of Chinese Americans” at Beiwai American Studies Center, Beijing Foreign Studies Center, China on July 2, 2015.

“Chinese Food Business in America: P.F. Chang’s as a New Concept at Tsinghua University conference, Beijing, China on July 20, 2015.

“Ten Important Facts about Chinese Food and Restaurants in America” at the Institute of Overseas Chinese History and Overseas Chinese Museum, Beijing, China on July 31, 2015.

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