Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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.
The Hmong Across Borders Conference includes
Thursday, October 3, 4:00 pm, Nolte 125
Gayle Morrison, Keynote
Oral History: Opening the Kitchen Door
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”
More information: http://ias.umn.edu/2012/11/30/hmong-across-borders/
To request disability accommodations, please contact the IAS.