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Friday Forum: Palita Chunsaengchan

206 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison

Censoring "Miss Suwanna of Siam:" Film Diplomacy and the Ruling Class’s Double Vision Palita Chunsaengchan Ph.D., Assistant Professor Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies University of Minnesota Miss Suwanna of Siam (1923), putatively the …

Friday Forum: Derek Heng

206 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Dr., Madison

Pre-modern port-cities of the Melaka Straits region were one of the most diverse places in Southeast Asia. The range of networks, the openness of the economy, the free movement of people, as well as the small population base in the region, has meant that from the inception of a port-city, the nature of the settlement and its population would reflect the multi-cultural influences that flow through the port...

Hmong Studies Consortium Lecture: Mai Neng Moua

206 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison

In this talk, writer Mai Neng Moua will read from her memoir, The Bride Price: A Hmong Wedding Story (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2017). Ms. Moua will give some context about bride price in the Hmong community and share her personal experiences with it...