Communication Repertoires and Cultural Memory in Everyday Urban Life in Vietnam

Watkins 1347

Talk by Christina Sanko Visiting Scholar Centre of Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI) University of Bremen, Germany The talk presents PhD research on communica4ve processes within the Vietnamese urban population and how these forge the construc4on of cultural memory in everyday life. Informed by theore4cal approaches in memory (Erll 2011) and communica4on studies (van Dijck 2007), the […]

Grand Theft Buffalo – “Animals” and Property in Imperial Vietnam

HMNSS 1500

Presented by: Prof. Bradley C. Davis, Eastern Connecticut Based largely on nineteenth century archives but informed by a broad environmental humanities perspective, this presentation considers the category of animals in imperial Vietnam. As an element of a sedentary agricultural empire, buffalo (bubalus bubalis) received legal protections that befitted their collective status as biotic farm machines, […]

Ethnic Hierarchies and Gender in Dissent and Empowerment: Migrant Labor in Malaysia and Vietnam

INTS 1111

Presented Dr. Angie Ngọc Trần, CSU Monterey Bay Migrant workers from Vietnam going to work overseas are not just the Kinh (the majority), but also from the other 53 ethnic groups in Vietnam. I focus on five ethnic groups:theKinh,theHoa(ethnicChinese),theKhmer,theChămMuslimsandtheHrê, who engage in different migration patterns and forms of resistance and empowerment. The transnational labor brokerage […]

Ghost Tape #10 with filmmaker Sean David Christensen

INTS 1109

SEATRiP Brown Bag Speaker Series Psychological warfare during the Vietnam War and connections between the living and the dead are explored in this award-winning documentary short from the USC Center for Visual Anthropology. About the filmmaker: Sean David Christensen (b. 1985) is a visual artist who works in music & film. His work has been […]

Nailed It

INTS 1109

Film Screening w/ Q&A with Film Director, Adele Free Pham Southeast Asia: Text, Ritual, and Performance (SEATRiP) at UC Riverside is happy to announce a film screening of Nailed It (click to view trailer), along with a Question & Answer session with Film Director, Adele Free Pham. This event is made possible through co-sponsorships from the UCR Women's Resource Center, […]

The Seeds of Turmoil

INTN 3023

Huế’s "People of the Pagoda" and the Buddhist Mobilization of 1963 Nguyễn Dịu Hương This presentation reconstructs the historical atmosphere of the Summer 1963 Buddhist mobilization in central Viet Nam’s royal city of Huế through close-up descriptions of those events based on what was considered significant by its participants and supporters. Glancing through the lens […]