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LIR | Hmong Americans
Event Type:Conference/Workshop
Location:332 Cartwright Center, UW-La Crosse
 
Thursday, March 07, 2013
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Organization/Department:UWL Learning in Retirement
Are Hmong refugees or Americans? After three decades of resettlement, the U.S. has become their home. Their contributions to society are ongoing: as entrepreneurs, educators, doctors and lawyers. This course explores the hopes and dreams of Hmong Americans as they work to build a life for themselves in this country. Class objectives: To understand how Hmong lives have been affected by war, the refugee experience and transnational migration; to explore transitions and changes in the Hmong American community, highlighting their ongoing contributions to American society; and to examine the complexity of American and Hmong American identities through the writings of first and second generation Hmong Americans
 
Presenter: Vincent Her, Professor, Dept. of Sociology/Archaeology, UW-La Crosse  
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