University of Minnesota
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Hmong Health and Identity: Mai See Thao and Pa Der Vang, Oct. 2013

Available for download as audio or video.


Available for download as audio or video.

Sat. Session 1A: Hmong Health and Identity

  • Generational Differences among Hmong Americans
    Pa Der Vang, St. Catherine University
  • We are People Born Tim Ub [afar]: Transcending Diabetes
    Mai See Thao, University of Minnesota

Moderated by Lisa Sun-Hee Park, Sociology and Asian American Studies, 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 snails and steps 2Preceded by Fri. Session 3A, “Hmong in Thailand: Dreams and Expressions of Ethno-Nationalism”, and Fri. Session 3B, “The Media, The Internet, Globalization and Shifting Hmong Values”.

Concurrent to Sat. Session 1B, “Women and Gender Roundtable”.

Followed by Sat. Session 2A, “Understanding the Hmong in Their Own Contexts”, and Sat. Session 2B, “What Makes the Miao the Miao?“.

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