The Overseas Vietnamese Experience

31 March - 01 April 2000
Texas Tech University International Cultural Center - Lubbock, Texas

The views and opinions expressed in these papers, presentations, and videos are strictly those of the presenters and authors and do not represent the Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University, or the State of Texas.

Friday, March 31st

Video

9:00 am-. Opening: Official Opening of Conference

  •   Dr.  James  Reckner , Vietnam Center Director, Texas Tech University
  •   Dr.  Donald  Haragan , President, Texas Tech University
  •   Jeff  Brody , California State University, Fullerton
Video

10:15 am-. Panel 1: US-Vietnamese Relations

Moderator: Professor Douglas Pike, Texas Tech University

  •   Tran Dieu  Chan , UC Santa Cruz
  •   Caroline Kieu Linh  Valverde , UC Berkeley
Video

11:15 am-. Talk: Reception/Break/Other

Moderator: Khanh Le, Texas Tech University

  •   Dr.  Phan Van  Giuong , Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Video

11:45 am-. Lunch: Reception/Break/Other

  •   Hon.  Bui  Diem , Former Ambassador to the United States
Video

1:15 pm-. Panel 2: Records of the Overseas Vietnamese Experience

Moderator: Dr. Ron Frankum, Vietnam Archive, Texas Tech University

  •   Vinh  The-Lam , University of Saskatchewan
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  •   Anne  Frank , SEA Archive, UC, Irvine
Video

3:00 pm-. Panel 3: The Vietnamese-American Community

Moderator: Dr. Nguyen Manh Hung, George Mason University

  •   Long S.  Le , University of Houston

Saturday, April 1st

Video

9:00 am-. Panel 4: The Houston Vietnamese Community

Moderator: Dr. Henry Nguyen, Texas Tech University

  •   Roy  Vu , University of Houston
  •   Thao  Ha , University of Houston
Video

10:15 am-. Panel 5: Politics of the Overseas Vietnamese

Moderator: Jeff Brody, CSU, Fullerton

  •   Dr.  Christian  Collete , UC, Irvine
  •   Dr.  Jeff  Brody , CSU, Fullerton
  •   Pham X.  Quang , Writer
11:15 am-. Talk: Reception/Break/Other

Moderator: Professor Douglas Pike, Texas Tech University

  •   Philip Phu  Bui
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Video

11:45 am-. Lunch: Reception/Break/Other

  •   Antonia  Neubauer
Video

1:15 pm-2:15 pm. Talk: Reception/Break/Other

Moderator: Dr. James Reckner, The Vietnam Center, Texas Tech University

  •   Britta & Joachim  Gaedecke , Gottingen University, Germany
  •   Dr.  Pho Ba  Long
Video

2:30 pm-. Panel 7: Probelms of Acculturation

Moderator: Ambassador Bui Diem

  •   Dana  Nguyen
  •   Dr.  Phu Dinh  Hoang