Archived Events

VIET NAM AND THE DIASPORA SILICON VALLEY CONNECTIONS

Vietnamese and Vietnamese Americans have been an important part of the Silicon Valley since its early development. It began with the thousands of Vietnamese refugees and immigrant assembly workers in companies like IBM and Hewlett Packard.

  • UC Davis Campus, Room D at the Student Community Center.
  • Event Details

HUMANITARIAN WORK IN VIET NAM

Viet Nam is the fastest growing country in Southeast Asia. One aspect of this growth historically and contemporarily has been the contributions of the overseas Vietnamese or Việt Kiều.

VIETNAMESE LANGUAGE SYMPOSIUM

In the Winter of 2017, we hosted a symposium to gather interest from faculty and students from nearby communities to establish Vietnamese language courses at UC Davis.

VIETTECH SUMMIT

On June 1, 2017, Professor Caroline Kieu-Linh Valverde was invited to be a keynote speaker at VietTech Summit 2017.

NEW VIET NAM STUDIES INITIATIVE CLUSTER MEETINGS 2

During our first Cluster Meetings in April, we connected with so many scholars working on Viet Nam issues including representatives from Education, Music, Psychiatry, Vet Med, Asian American Studies, Entomology, and Agriculture on the UC Davis campus.

CHÂU, BEYOND THE LINES

In the spring of 2016, we addressed the issue of Agent Orange dioxins and the on-going damage to Viet Nam’s environment and people from multiple perspectives, “The Legacies of Agent Orange and Viet Nam’s Renewal.” At the event, there was the screening of the 2015 Academy nominated short