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H-ASIA ***************************************************************** From: Nhung Tuyet Tran <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Viet Nam: Beyond the Frontiers Agenda Viet Nam: Beyond the Frontiers University of California, Los Angeles 11-12 May 2001 10:00-12:00 Opening Remarks: Professor Anthony Reid Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies University of California, Los Angeles Key-note address: Professor Phan Huy Le, Ha Noi National University "Etat actuel de la recherche des villages au Viet Nam: resultats et perspectives" 12:00-1:30 Lunch Reception Panel 1: 1:30-3:00 New Light on Dai Viet Sources "Le Van Huu and Ngo Si Lien: a Comparison of their Perception of Vietnamese History" Yu Insun, Seoul National University "Chinese Military Technology and Dai Viet, c. 1368-1484" Sun Lai Chen, Cal-State, Fullerton "Beyond the Myth of Women's Autonomy: Inheritance & Succession in the Le and Village Codes" Nhung Tuyet Tran, UC-Los Angeles Discussant: John Whitmore, University of Michigan Panel 2: 3:00-5:00 An Eighteenth Century Crossroad? "The 18th century Mekong delta and its world of Water Frontier" Li Tana "One Region, Two Histories: Cross-Cultural Maritime Trade in the Thu Bon Basin (Hoi An), c. 2nd century BCE-c. 18th century CE" Charles Wheeler, Yale University "Great Qing and Eighteenth Century Viet Nam: Materials in the Qing Archives, Beijing" John E. Wills, University of Southern California "Transnationalism and Multi-ethnicity in the Early Gia-Long Period" Wynn Wilcox, Cornell University Discussant: Anthony Reid, UC-Los Angeles Saturday, 12 May 2001 8:30-9:00 Breakfast Panel 3: 9:00-11:00 "Destins Croises": Viet & French "Recasting Pigneau de Behaine: French Missionaries and the Politics of Writing Colonial History, 1895-1914" James P. Daughton, UC-Berkeley "La Trace Lumiere: the Impact of Early Cinema in Redefining Indochina in the French Imaginary" Panivong Norindr, University of Southern California "Strangers in a Foreign Land: Vietnamese Soldiers and Workers in France during World War I" Kim-Loan Hill, UC-San Diego "Educating Women: Vietnamese Women in French Colonial Normal Schools" Micheline R. Lessard, University of Ottawa Discussant: Peter Zinoman, UC-Berkeley Panel 4: 11:00-12:30 Vietnamese Religion Across Time & Space "Crossing Oceans, Crossing Boundaries: the Remarkable Life of Philiphe Binh (1759-1832)" George Dutton, University of Washington "The Mother Goddess Religion in Viet Nam: Tradition and Renovation" Ngo Duc Thinh, Institute of Folklore "Vietnamese Spirit Possession as Ritual & Performance" Nguyen Thi Hien, Indiana University "Home and Homeland after Exile: Vietnamese Buddhism in Transnational Perspective" Doug Padgett, Indiana University Discussant: Cuong Tu Nguyen, George Mason University 12:30-1:30 Lunch Break Panel 5: 1:30-3:00 Globalization & Transnational Processes "RMIT International University Viet Nam: An Innovative Vision for Developing Vietnamese Studies" Nguyen Xuan Thu, RMIT University "The Globalization of (New) Reproductive Technologies: Daily Practice and Local Interpretations of Infertility Treatments in Northern Viet Nam" Melissa J. Pashigian, UC-Los Angeles "Transnational Linkages in Work & Gender: Vietnamese Workers in Electronics & Garment Industries" Angie Ngoc Tran, Cal-State Monterey Bay "Going Global: Vietnamese Artists Abroad" Nora Taylor, Arizona State University Discussant: Thu Huong Nguyen Vo, Cal-State Los Angeles Panel 6: 3:00-4:30 Framing the Diasporic Selves "Healing and Dividing: the Westminster Viet Nam War Memorial" Jessica Breiteneicher, UC-Los Angeles "Normalized Suffering: Vietnamese Transnational Gendered Subjectivities" Kieu-Linh Caroline Valverde, UC-Berkeley "Twice a Minority: a Participatory Study of the Chinese-Vietnamese Adaptation Experiences in Viet Nam and the U.S." Minh Hoa Ta, San Francisco State University Discussant: Linda Vo, UC-Irvine ************* Nhung Tuyet Tran Department of History email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.history.upenn.edu/vietnam ================================================================= To post to H-ASIA simply send your message to: <H-ASIA@h-net.msu.edu> For holidays or short absences send post to: <email@example.com> with message: SET H-ASIA NOMAIL Upon return, send post with message SET H-ASIA MAIL H-ASIA WEB HOMEPAGE URL: http://h-net.msu.edu/~asia/