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Winterim 2013-2014: Study Abroad in Laos and Cambodia!

December 29, 2013 – January 17, 2014
History/Ethnic Studies 297 and 497
"Exploring Laos and Cambodia: History and Culture"

This three-credit course allows U.S. college students to travel and explore the history and cultures of Cambodia and Laos. Information Flyer

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Fall 2013 Events

Special Film Screening: "Travel in Spirals"

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Tou SaiKo Lee and Justin Schell
6 – 8:00 pm
UW-Milwaukee, Bolton Hall 150
3210 N. Maryland Ave.
Event flyer pdf (1 mb)

Refugees from Burma in the United States

Friday, October 25, 2013
Myra Dahgaypaw
3 – 4:30 pm
UW-Milwaukee, Bolton Hall 150
3210 N. Maryland Ave.
Event flyer pdf (30kb)

Hmonglish: Deconstructing Hmong American Identity through Writing

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Ka Vang
7 – 8:30 pm
UW-Milwaukee, Curtin Hall 175
3242 N. Downer Ave.
Event flyer pdf (306kb)

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Spring 2013 Hmong Events

Film Presentation: Never Perfect

Thursday, April 25, 2013
6-8:30 pm
Union Fireside Lounge
Film begins promptly at 6:30pm. Discussion included.
Event poster (102kb)

Asian American Speaker Series

February 28th – April 25th

Kim Park Nelson, Assoc. Professor, University of Minnesota-Moorhead
Living In Between: Ambivalent Transnationalisms of Korean American Adoption
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 3:30 – 5:00 pm
CHM 170, Chemistry Building (3210 N. Cramer St.)

Stan Ilango Thangaraj, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University
End the Cycle: South Asian American Sporting Cultures and the Exclusionary Politics of Masculintity, Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 3:30 – 5:00 pm
UWM Union 280

Erika Lee, American historian, and Director of Immigration History Research Center
Chasing Dreams: Asians in the Americas from the Sixteenth Century to the Present
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Merrill 131

Event poster (1.7mb)

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2012 Hmong Events

Film Screening for "Open Season"

Co-directed by Mark Tang and Lu Lippold
Monday, April 2, 2012 at 7:00pm in the UWM Student Union Fireside Lounge.
Informational flier (pdf-2834kb)

Comedian and Storyteller Performance by Tou Ger Xiong

Friday, April 20, 2012 from 6 to 9pm at the Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center, Cardinal Stritch University
Informational flier (pdf- 455kb)

Hmong and American: From Refugees to Citizens

Friday, November 9, 2012 at 3:00 - 4:30 pm
UW-Milwaukee Student Union, Room 240
2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
More information (pdf-388kb)

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2011 Hmong Events

"Hmong Cosmological Beliefs and Their Impact on Daily Life"

A Talk by Hmong American Anthropologist, Dr. Dia Cha

September 15, 2011
3:00 - 4:30 pm
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Greene Hall
3347 North Downer Avenue
Free and open to the public

Dia Cha, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology and Ethnic Studies at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota for nine years. She has received many national academic and social group awards for the high caliber of her research, teaching, service to the community, and her tireless work as a champion of gender and ethnic equality. More information - PDF 108kb

Hmong Conversation Sessions

Are you interested in practicing your Hmong language speaking skills? This fall the Hmong Diaspora Studies Program is hosting four semi-structured sessions for speakers of all levels to speak Hmong. Sessions will be one hour. Topics will be prepared by Associate Lecturer May Vang, however, participants are welcome to discuss other topics. All sessions will take place in the Multicultural Student Lounge located in the UWM Union (first floor, across from the Ballroom).

Dates and Times:
Friday, September 30 at 6:30pm
Monday, October 10 at 10:00am
Tuesday, November 11 at 11:00am
Tuesday, December 12 at 5:00pm

Conference on Critical Refugee Studies

November 3-4, 2011
See conference website