SEASSI Film Series: The Scent of Green Papaya

In this Vietnamese drama, a young peasant girl named Mui is hired to work for a well-to-do family in Saigon. Although the household’s fortunes change for the worse, Mui stays with them as a servant …

SEASSI Lecture Series: Dr. Amelia Liwe

Combating Human Trafficking from a Southeast Asian Periphery Presented by Dr. Amelia Joan Liwe, Senior Lecturer, International Relations, Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH), Karawaci, Indonesia and SEASSI Indonesian Language Coordinator. Abstract: Human trafficking is an extraordinary crime that …

SEASSI Lecture Series: Dr. Margaret Bodemer

“Centering Southeast Asian Perspectives in the Teaching of Southeast Asia: A Methodology” Presented by Dr. Margaret Bodemer, Lecturer in History and Asian Studies at the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Abstract: Asia, and …

SEASSI Lecture Series: Dr. Sam Vong

Lecture title TBA. Presented by Dr. Sam Vong, Assistant Professor, History, University of Texas at Austin. This lecture is free and open to the public.

SEASSI Lecture Series: Dr. Triet Tran

Lecture title TBA. Presented by Dr. Triet Tran, Director of Southeast Asia Program, International Crane Foundation. This lecture is free and open to the public.

SEASSI Lecture Series: Kong P. Pha

Rethinking Equality: Legibility, Belonging, and the Politics of Marriage in Minnesota Presented by Kong P. Pha, PhD Candidate in American Studies, University of Minnesota. Abstract: In 2012, a ballot initiative was enacted in Minnesota in order …

Tet 2017 Lunar New Year

Come ring in the New Year with VSA! Everyone is welcome to join our celebration as we welcome the Year of the Rooster! Our Tet celebration will showcase the Vietnamese Culture with traditional as well …