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Transnationalizing Viet Nam: Community, Culture, and Politics in the Diaspora

Book talk by Kieu-Linh Caroline Valverde, Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies, University of California, Davis

Monday, November 19, 2012
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Young 4216
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Vietnamese diasporic relations affect—and are directly affected by—events in Viet Nam. In Transnationalizing Viet Nam, Kieu-Linh Caroline Valverde explores these connections, providing a nuanced understanding of this globalized community. Valverde draws on 250 interviews and almost two decades of research to show the complex relationship between Vietnamese in the diaspora and those back at the homeland.

Cost : Free and open to the public.


Sponsor(s): Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Asian Pacific Coalition at UCLA

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