Monthly Archives: October 2015

International Conference on Lao Studies Call for Papers extended to Nov. 30, 2015

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS’ SUBMISSION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 30, 2015. The Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University and the Center for Lao Studies (CLS) are pleased to announce that the Fifth International Conference on Lao Studies (ICLS V) will … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Zombies vs. Shaman Warrior reading, December 20th in Minnesota

Coming December 20th at Intermedia Arts in Minneapolis: With Hanuman as her spiritual guide, a young woman must battle zombies in the jungle, monsters that materialize from Buddhist texts, and her own personal demons in a post apocalyptic Laos. Kung … Continue reading

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Southeast Asian American Legacies: 40 Years After the End of the Vietnam War: UC Merced Symposium, 12/4

The University of Merced is convening an exciting symposium on Friday, December 4th: Southeast Asian American Legacies: 40 Years After the End of the Vietnam War. This looks like it will be one of the last major events of 2015 … Continue reading

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I-SEA International Film Festival: 11/20-22, San Francisco

The I-SEA Film Fest (International Southeast Asian Film Fest, Nov 21-22, 2015) highlights the histories, imaginaries and identities of those with ties to Southeast Asia and its diasporas. This year is the fortieth anniversary of US military engagements in Southeast … Continue reading

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(RE) Collecting Vietnam War: Minnesota, November 17th

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Lao Boat Racing Festival coming to San Diego, October 31st, 2015

On October 31st at Tecolote Shores North, Mission Bay Park in San Diego, the Lao community will be gathering for the nd annual Lao Boat Racing Festival from 9am-4pm. You can learn more by visiting MekongBoatRacingClub on facebook or e-mailing … Continue reading

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Lao artist spotlight: Vongduane Manivong

Vongduane Manivong was born  in  Vientiane, the capital city of Laos, and spent  part of her  childhood there. In the late ‘80s  she came to America with her parents when they fled the troubled country, finally settling in Dallas, Texas. The … Continue reading

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