Media & Events

Once in a while, I am invited to talk about genealogy in places other than my kitchen table. Here’s a list of appearances and conferences.

2020

Jan 12-17, 2020: Chinese genealogy. Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Conference. Salt Lake City, UT. I don’t have a speaking gig… yet! Stay tuned.

2019

23 Nov 2019: Using Evernote for genealogy. Fall Seminar, Saskatchewan Genealogical Society – Saskatoon Branch, Saskatoon, SK.

18 Nov 2019: Where is “home”: Perspectives on Chinese Canada. Presentation to the Asian Diaspora class, Asian American Studies Program; Indiana University; Bloomington, Indiana.

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Presentation – Where is “home”? Perspectives on Chinese Canada

Oct 13-25, 2019: The heritage of Cantonese migration. Tour of the historic area of Sze Yup,Guangdong, China. Not properly a speaking event  – more like an interacting event – but such a momentous tour, I feel it deserves some recognition here. See my first post here.

4 May 2019: Using Evernote for genealogy. Genealogy and Tech Seminar, London Drugs, Saskatoon, SK.

11 Mar 2019: A guest blog on Laura Hedgecock’s blog Treasure Chest of Memories: How Understanding Culture Can Help with Genealogy and Storytelling

28 Feb 2019. Storytelling: A day in the life of Saskatoon in 1914. Presented at Winter Stories, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.

1 Feb 2019: My TV guest spot: talking about the power of a good family story on Lit Happens

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Lit Happens with host Danica Lorer and guest Linda Yip, Feb 2019

2018

12 Dec 2018: My article Genealogy – a Detective Story is published in the winter edition of Prairies North Magazine, Saskatchewan. See The story behind the story “Genealogy – a Detective Story”

28 Nov 2018 – Creating an authentic voice. Presentation to the Asian American Studies Program;  Indiana University; Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

1 Oct 2018, Volume 3, Issue 10. Chinese Canadian research tips. Article. British Columbia Genealogical Society Newsletter. Richmond, BC.

20 Sep 2018: Using Evernote for Genealogy. Presentation to the Saskatoon Branch, Saskatchewan Genealogy Society; Saskatoon, SK.

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Linda Yip presenting to the Saskatoon Branch, Saskatchewan Genealogy Society. Photo: SGS 2018.

12 Aug 2018: Past Presence announced the winner of the first ever genealogy contest in Saskatchewan, we have a winner. Saskatoon, SK.

2017

27 Sep 2017: An uncertain homecoming – civil rights and the Chinese in Canada. Presentation to the Asian American Studies Program;  Indiana University; Bloomington, Indiana.

Photo of Linda Yip and the AAST class
Linda Yip and the AAST class. Photo Credit: Professor Kwong, Indiana University, 2017.

28 Jun 2017: Canada’s history, the CBC, and me. CBC Radio interview with host Peter Mills about the fight for civil rights for the Chinese in Canada. Saskatoon, SK.