Hmong Confront the West: Larry Ashmun, Jason Yu-Xiao Long, and Violet Thor, Oct. 2013
Sat. Session 4B: First Contact: Hmong Confront the West and Westerners
- Ways of Tracing Roots Back to China: A Critique of Current Western Writings on Ancient Hmong History
Jason Yu-Xiao Long, Guizhou Institute for Advanced Study in Anthropology and Ethnology
- Father Bertrais, OMI: The Good Shepherd and Anthropologist
Violet Thor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- The Father Yves Bertrais Collection
Larry Ashmun, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Moderated by Ian Baird, Geography, University of Wisconson-Madison.
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.
Concurrent to Sat. Session 4A, “Hmong Perspectives on Discontinuity from Northern Thailand”.
Followed by a keynote address by Bruce Downing, “Hmong Research–Then and Now”.