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Giving Voice to Hmong American Experiences: Research and Rhetoric

Giving Voice to Hmong American Experiences: Research and Rhetoric

A conference organized by the UCLA Association of Hmong Students

Saturday, May 07, 2005
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Kerckhoff Grand Salon
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

9:30 a.m.: Registration

10:00: Welcome,  Conference Organizers

10:20: Welcome, Prof. Min Zhou, Chair, Department of Asian American Studies

10:30: "Presentation of Student Initiated Course Syllabus and Reader," Sannya Fang, Chong Moua, and Eric Yang, UCLA Asian American Studies

10:45: "The Contribution of Native Researchers in the Social Sciences: Experiences of a Hmong Ethnologist," Kao-Ly Yang, Ph.D., California State University, Fresno

11:20: "Language and Ideology," Leena Her, doctoral student, School of Education, Stanford University

11:40: Lunch on your own

1:00 p.m.:  "Homeland: Hmong American Journey to China," Seng A. Vang, doctoral student, Department of Ethnic Studies, U.C. San Diego

1:30: "Understanding Suicide from a Hmong Teenager's Perspective," Bao Lo, doctoral student, Department of Ethnic Studies, U.C. Berkeley

1:55: "Hmong Students in Southern California: A Look at their Success in Higher Education," Sarah Marie P. Mamaril, McNair Scholar, Sociology and Asian American Studies, UCLA

2:05: Dialogue Session

2:35: Summary Remarks, Meg Thornton, UCLA Asian American Studies Center

2:45: Summary Remarks, Barbara Gaerlan, Ph.D., Assistant Director, UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies

2:55 Conclusion and Evaluation, Conference organizers

Parking in UCLA's Lot 6 or Lot 2 costs $7.


Cost : Free and open to the public.

BarbaraGaerlan
310-206-9163
www.international.ucla.edu/cseas/
cseas@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Association of Hmong Students of UCLA