Thursday, 27 December
103. Reframing Vietnam: Recent Vietnamese Film and Culture
7:00–8:15 p.m., Mississippi, Sheraton Chicago
A special session
Presiding: Sylvie Eve Blum-Reid, Univ. of Florida; Louis Schwartz, Kutztown Univ. of Pennsylvania
1. “Death by Tradition, Love by Trade: Emerging Global Identity in Contemporary Vietnamese Films,” Kim Worthy, Wagner Coll.
2. “Dang Nhat Minh’s Nostalgia for the Countryside: Abstraction in Contemporary Vietnamese Film and Culture,” Louis Schwartz
3. “Tran Anh Hung’s Cyclo and Cultural Translation in the Postcolonial World,” Leslie Barnes, Univ. of California, Los Angeles