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Friday Forum for Graduate Research: Trung Nguyen


May 20, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Humanities 1, Room 202

Trung Nguyen

“War Material: Vietnamese Objects of Post-War Subjectivity”

Hong-An Truong and Dinh Q. Le are two widely received diasporic Vietnamese artists whose installations have engaged with the interpretative terrains and problematics of memory, subjectivity, and colonialism through Vietnamese historical experience. This presentation will study two of their respective pieces that explicitly confront modes of inhabiting a subjectivity constituted by the material remainders of war.


Friday Forum Spring 2016 Schedule

Fridays, 12:30 – 2:00pm
Humanities 1, Room 202

A weekly interdisciplinary colloquium series for sharing graduate research across the humanities. Join us for light refreshments and weekly presentations by your fellow graduate students.

April 8th- Andrew Woods, Politics
April 15th- Claudia Lopez, Sociology
April 22nd- Jordan Reznick, HAVC
April 29th- Erin McElroy- Feminist Studies
May 6th- Raul Tadle- Economics
May 13th- Cathy Thomas, Literature
May 20th- Trung Nguyen, History of Consciousness
May 27th- Rebecca Ora, Film of Digital Media
June 3rd- Veronica Zablotsky, Feminist Studies


May 20, 2016
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Humanities 1, Room 202