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Hmong Across Borders Conference Oct 4 and 5

Date: 10/04/2013

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Cowles Auditorium Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Cost: Free

Description:

The Consortium for Hmong Studies between the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and the University of Wisconsin-Madison hosts a second conference, “Hmong Across Borders” on October 4-5, 2013 at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. This interdisciplinary, international conference will focus on current, innovative research on the Hmong across different intellectual and national boundaries around the world. The aim of the conference is to gather scholars around the globe who are interested in critical Hmong studies and related ideas. This includes bringing together well-established scholars as well as those beginning their careers.

Rooms have been reserved at Aloft Hotel, a short walk from the campus. The Conference will take place in Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

The event has been made possible thanks to the support of the Luce Foundation, the University of Minnesota’s Imagine Special Events Funds, Asian American Studies Program, Immigration History Research Center (IHRC), the Hmong Studies Consortium and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

Full Conference Program.

The Hmong Across Borders Conference includes

Thursday, October 3, 4:00 pm, Nolte 125
Gayle Morrison, Keynote
Oral History: Opening the Kitchen Door

Friday, October 4, and Saturday, October 5 all day, Hubert Humphrey Institute for Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium

Speaker will include
Dr. Prasit Lee, "Hmong Across Borders and Borders Across Hmong: Socio-political and Intellectual Influences upon Hmong People"
Larry Ashmun, “The Father Yves Bertrais Collection”
Jacque LeMoines

Contact:

  • Name: Institute for Advanced Study
  • E-mail: ias@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-626-5054
  • Sponsored by: CLA, Institute for Advanced Study, Immigration History Research Center, Asian American Studies, Anthropology, Hmong Studies Consortium, and University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Southeast Asian Studies

More information: http://ias.umn.edu/2012/11/30/hmong-across-borders/

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the IAS.

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