University of Minnesota
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Architectural Space and Hmong Identity: Long Chang and Tasoulla Hadjiyanni, Oct. 2013

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Available for download as audio or video.

Sat. Session 3B: Architectural Space, Design, and Hmong Identity

  • Koob Hmoov: Bridging the Cultural Divide Through the Architecture of Transitional Housing
    Long Chang, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Toward Culturally Sensitive Housing: The Hmong Experience in Minnesota
    Tasoulla Hadjiyanni, University of Minnesota

Moderated by Mai See Thao, Anthropology, University of Minnesota.

Part of the second Hmong Across Borders conference on October 4-5, 2013 at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Hosted by The Consortium for Hmong Studies between the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The conference was possible thanks to the support of the Luce Foundation, the University of Minnesota’s Imagine Fund for Special Events, Asian American Studies Program, Immigration History Research Center and Archives (IHRC), the Institute for Advanced Study, the Hmong Studies Consortium, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

hmong batikPreceded by a keynote address by Gayle Morrison, “Oral History: Opening the Kitchen Door”.

Concurrent to Sat. Session 3A, “Refugee Archive: Debt and Hmong History”.

Followed by Sat. Session 4A, “Navigating the Tenuous Space Between Past and Future: Hmong Perspectives on Discontinuity from Northern Thailand”, and Sat. Session 4B, “First Contact: Hmong Confront the West”.

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