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

12 Sep 2020 – I’m coming for you, Moose Jaw! I’ll be giving two talks to the Moose Jaw Genealogical Society: Getting the most out of Newspapers.com for free and Finding George: Solving the mysterious 1930s disappearance of a grandfather. If you’re in the area, consider stopping by! More details to come.

9 Jan 2020: Genealogy Planning – Genealogy with a Canadian Twist. I join a panel including Lianne Krüger, Christine Woodcock, and Kaye Prince Hollenberg and hosted by Looking4Ancestor’s Kathryn Lake Hogan. From Kathryn’s site: “We’ll be discussing what methods and items we use to plan, what genealogy conferences and institutes are available, and other things we hope to accomplish this year to make it our best yet.”

Jan 12-17, 2020: Chinese genealogy. Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Conference. Salt Lake City, UT.

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.

Photo of Linda Yip during presentation
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.