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FOUNTAIN VALLEY—Author Talk: Vietnamese in Orange County
November 9, 2019 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Photo courtesy of UC Irvine archives. FOUNTAIN VALLEY—Vietnamese Americans have lived in extraordinary times, surviving war, displacement, and resettlement. Learn about Vietnamese culture and traditions in Orange County at this author event at Fountain Valley Library. Guest speaker Tram Le, co-author of Vietnamese in Orange County will discuss what is it like to be a refugee, share their life stories, and relate how that impacts them today. Vietnamese in Orange County captures snapshots of Vietnamese life in Orange County over the span of 40+ years and shows a dynamic, vibrant community that is revitalizing the region. Images from the book came from University of California, Irvine archival collections and authors’ personal collections, as well as from journalists, artists, students, and community leaders. November 9, 2019, 3:00-4:00pm Fountain Valley Library 17635 Los Alamos Fountain Valley, CA 92708
About the Authors
Thuy Vo Dang has a doctorate in ethnic studies from the University of California, San Diego, and is the archivist for the Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive Center at UC Irvine, Libraries. Linda Trinh Vo has a doctorate in sociology from the University of California, San Diego, and is Professor in the Department of Asian American Studies and director of Viet Stories at UC Irvine. Tram Le has a master of arts in Asian American Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is the associate director of Viet Stories at UC Irvine. For more information, contact Zoe Nash at 714-962-1324 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This program is supported by California Humanities through a Library Innovation Lab Grant.