Tag: Vietnam

academia

#MLA2015: Generic Interventions: Print and Media Narratives of Global South Cities

Promo image for Generic Interventions Panel

I just made it to Vancouver, BC for the Modern Language Association, and for those of you who will be there on Thursday, I’ll be presenting on the media of Phú Mỹ Hưng, a.k.a. Saigon South (an edge city of Ho Chi Minh City) on a fabulous panel about Global South cities. This panel is a precursor …

scholarship

MLA Special Sessions Proposal: “Generic Interventions: Print and Media Narratives of Global South Cities”

Promo image for Generic Interventions Panel

  Exciting news! A bit delayed, but I just got word that our panel was accepted. Yay! See you all in Vancouver!   I’m very excited to share a panel proposal for the upcoming MLA 2015 in Vancouver, BC, entitled “Generic Interventions: Print and Media Narratives of Global South Cities.” The session is organized by Leigh Anne …

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Author/Artist G.B. Tran visits UCSB, Monday 1/28

I’m very excited to announce an upcoming visit by the talented artist and author of Vietnamerica, G.B. Tran this coming Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 6:30 in the Multicultural Center Lounge. Many thanks to the Multicultural Center, and to our co-sponsors the Hemispheric South/s Research Initiative, the American Cultures & Global Contexts Center, and the Transcriptions …

personal, travel, UCSB

Traces of Places

Another whirlwind week, and though I’m not, I already feel behind… Sometimes, though, I will gladly let myself fall slightly behind professionally, if I am given an opportunity to participate in something more significant. Something that will make me stop and reevaluate myself and my reasons for pursuing this profession that so many have  warned …