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Title
Oral History of Nguyen Van Lanh
Creator
Nguyen, Lanh Van
Contributor
Vo Dang, Thuy
Date Created and/or Issued
2012-03-01
Contributing Institution
UC Irvine, Libraries, Southeast Asian Archive
Collection
Viet Stories: Vietnamese American Oral History project
Rights Information
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Oral History of Nguyen Van Lanh (or Lanh Van Nguyen), born in 1941 in Quang Tri, Vietnam. HI father was part of the French military. He attended Da Lat Military Academy and fought in the Vietnam-American War, then was put in reeducation camp for over seven years. He left Vietnam via the Orderly Departure Program to resettle in the U.S. in 1994 with his wife and six children. One of the distinguishing aspects of his interview was his discussion of his interest and expertise on the Book of Changes and feng shui.
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Scope/Content: Oral History of Nguyen Van Lanh (or Lanh Van Nguyen), born in 1941 in Quang Tri, Vietnam. HI father was part of the French military. He attended Da Lat Military Academy and fought in the Vietnam-American War, then was put in reeducation camp for over seven years. He left Vietnam via the Orderly Departure Program to resettle in the U.S. in 1994 with his wife and six children. One of the distinguishing aspects of his interview was his discussion of his interest and expertise on the Book of Changes and feng shui.
Scope/Content: Dr. Thuy Vo Dang is a Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Director for the Vietnamese American Oral History Project (VAOHP) in the Department of Asian American Studies at UC Irvine. She earned her Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, San Diego in 2008 and was a Fellow at the Institute of American Cultures/Asian American Studies Center at the University of California, Los Angeles from 2009-2010 and a Visiting Scholar from 2010-2011. Her research and teaching specializations include comparative race and ethnic relations, immigration, ethnography, community studies, and oral history. For her doctoral dissertation on cultural politics and memory, she conducted oral history interviews with first generation Vietnamese Americans in San Diego. She has also collaborated on a Pacific Rim Foundation-funded project, interviewing over 70 Vietnamese Americans in the southern California area. Her academic research has been published in Amerasia Journal, the anthology Le Viet Nam Au Feminin, and Journal of Vietnamese Studies. Dr. Vo Dang currently facilitates and co-hosts a weekly Vietnamese-language radio show called Oral history; stories between the generations on VNCR (FM 106.3).
Type
sound
Format
1 mp3 audio; 1 pdf transcription English; 1 pdf transcription Vietnamese; 1 pdf field notes English; 8 jpg image files
Extent
01:45:01
Identifier
ark:/81235/d89t81
VAOHP0073_P01.jpg
http://hdl.handle.net/10575/3274
Language
Vietnamese
vi
Subject
Ancestor | Anticommunism | Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) | Catholic | Communism | Education | Family | Orderly Departure Program | Reeducation camp | Tradition or custom | Vietnam War | Orange County, California | Westminster, California | Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Time Period
1940-1949
Relation
Thuy Vo Dang Oral Histories

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