Yale Vietnamese Studies Group
2012-2013
Events

Faculty Advisors:
Quang Phu Van and Erik L. Harms


October 9
"Urban Transformation in HCMC Since 1975"
Huynh The Du,
Fulbright Teaching Program in Ho Chi Minh City; PhD Student, Harvard Graduate School of Design

October 16
"Tainted Commons, Public Health: The Politico-Moral Significance of Cholera in Vietnam."
Martha Lincoln, PhD Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center
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November 2
"Political Showdown at the Sixth Plenum of the Vietnam Communist Party's Central Committee--an Afterthought"
San Huy Truong, Nieman Fellow in Journalism, Harvard University (Fall 2012)
speaker information >>

November 13
Film Screening
"Short Films From Vietnam "
Including Q. & A with filmmakers Nguyen Anh Thu, Le My Cuong,
Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong, and Nguyen Thi Tham
information and synopsis >>

December 5
POETRY NIGHT
An Evening of Poetry with Vietnamese Poet Vu Quan Phuong
Information on the poet and bilingual samples of poetry >>

February 20 (SEAS Brown Bag Seminar)
"A Pox on TuÐuc: the Social and Political Effects of Smallpox on the House of Nguyen"
Michele Thompson, Department of History, Southern Connecticut State University
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February 27 (SEAS Brown Bag Seminar)
"Statecraft on the Margins: Drama, Poetry, and the Civilizing Mission in Eighteenth-Century Southern Vietnam"
Claudine Ang, Yale-NUS College Associate
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April 10
Dr. Tran Duc Anh Son, Vice Director of the Socio-Economic Research & Development of Dà Nang
"Some Initial Issues on the Foreign Policy of the Nugyen Dynasty"
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February 27 (SEAS Brown Bag Seminar)
"Ho Chi Minh and Children: (De)Constructing Narratives of Love and Devotion"
Olga Dror, Associate Profeessor of History, Texas A&M University
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