In the summer of 1909, the strangled corpse of nineteen-year-old Elsie Sigel was discovered inside a trunk in the midtown Manhattan apartment of her reputed former Sunday school student and lover, a Chinese man named Leon Ling. The talk will explore how the case provides an opportunity to understand the social lives of Chinese living in New York City, as well as the cultural and physical formation of the Chinatown neighborhood at the height of the Chinese Exclusion era.
The language of the event will be English.
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Ticket: RMB 15 for students; RMB 60 for others.
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