Call for Papers: "Viet Nam: Beyond the Frontiers"

The transnational character of Vietnamese studies is the theme of a conference, "Viet Nam: Beyond the Frontiers," which will take place at UCLA on May 11-12, 2001. The conference's purpose is to serve as a forum to build relationships between Vietnamese and Western scholars, Vietnamese and Vietnamese American Studies, graduate students and established scholars, and across methodological boundaries. All scholars currently researching on aspects of Vietnamese and Vietnamese American culture, economics, history, politics, and religion are welcome to participate. Papers dealing with issues of the Vietnamese diaspora in other areas of the world are welcome. Graduate students, in particular, are encouraged to submit proposals.

Those interested in participating should send a brief abstract to the conference coordinator, Nhung Tuyet Tran, at by February 15, 2001.