The Chinese American Museum will hold a no-host sampling menu dinner and engaging discussion at China Islamic Restaurant in Rosemead about the Muslim population in China and the role of Islam in Chinese culture. Since the 7th century, Chinese Muslims have been a national ethnic minority, whose population is currently estimated at 20 million in the country, primarily in the northwest province. Chinese halal food evidences the cultural and culinary historical influence of the Silk Road, and brings it to 21st Century Los Angeles.
The dinner will feature speaker Wang Daiyu, who runs the website Islam in China Project: A project on Sino-Islamic Art, History, Culture. Past & Present. Wang Daiyu is the nom de plume employed by the creator and editor of the website, in homage to the 14th Century Chinese Muslim scholar and historian. Islam in China is a web resource and a website on site on all things at the intersection Chinese, Islamic, Muslim, and everything in between to explore the culture, history, philosophy and traditions of Chinese Muslims regardless of their origin or background.
EVENT IS FULL AS OF 12/4. THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING.
Space was limited and is no longer available. Please reserve a seat by emailing RSVP@camla.org.
The dinner will be a selected sampling menu, served family-style, at a set price of $20 ($18 for Chinese American Museum members).
A confirmation email with detailed instructions will be sent closer to the event by the Chinese American Museum.
China Islamic Restaurant
7727 Garvey Avenue
Rosemead, CA 90089