Jean Bee Chan of the department of mathematics and statistics was invited to perform at the Fall 2010 Dancing Poetry Festival at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco.
She read two poems, entitled Dragon's Descendants and For Beauty at Yeliu. At the Festival, she also sang the song, Dragon's Descendants, in Mandarin Chinese, with the Redwood Empire Chinese Association Chorus Group.
Further, on Nov. 9, 2010, Professor Chan attended the Global Alliance Conference at Stockton College in New Jersey, where she presented a paper on the history of the Pacific War in China.
As a result of her presentation, she was invited to co-author a book on the subject with Professor Maryann McLoughlin of Stockton College.