Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Best Protection in a Zombie Apocalypse Is...

Viet Aussie Star on Dancing with the Stars

I cannot get over that Vietnamese Aussie comedian, Anh Do, was on Australia's Dancing with the Stars, and he was a FINALIST. Viets have ballroom dancing in our blood. "Thanks" to French colonialism, the cha-cha is Viet Nam's unofficial national dance. This extends to the diaspora where nightclubs will often have cha-cha music and most everyone from the refugee/immigrant generation can cut the rug with this latin staple. 

Monday, October 15, 2012

UC Davis Transnationalizing Viet Nam Book Talk

Event Information
Professor Kieu-Linh Valverde's Book talk and signing of Transnationalizing Viet Nam: Community, Culture and Politics of the DIaspora
Date: October 17th
Time: 6-8 PM
Place: Student Community Center, Meeting Room D

3 copies of Professor Valverde's book will be raffled at the event and food/refreshments are provided!