The Overseas Vietnamese Experience

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

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Friday, March 31st

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

Moderator: Khanh Le, Texas Tech University

  •   Dr. Phan Van Giuong , Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
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11:45 am-. Lunch: Reception/Break/Other

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

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

  •   Antonia Neubauer
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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
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2:30 pm-. Panel 7: Probelms of Acculturation

Moderator: Ambassador Bui Diem

  •   Dana Nguyen
  •   Dr. Phu Dinh Hoang