Recent Gifts

Caverlee Cary:

Three worlds according to King Ruang: A Thai Buddhist cosmology. Translated, with introduction & notes by Frank E. Reynolds & Mani B. Reynolds, Berkeley Buddhist Studies Series 4, 1982.

Carol Chai:

Fourteen Vietnamese language titles on Buddhism; two sets of Vietnamese language audio cassettes of commentary by the Dalai Lama.

Do Dinh Tuan:

Ninety-nine issues of Vietnamese language periodicals published by overseas Vietnamese, 1975-1990, selected to show the evolution of communities over time and in different locations.

Nam Q. Ha:

His senior thesis: Business and politics in Little Saigon, California, Rice University, 2002.

Robert R. Jones III:

Ephemeral materials, including programs, flyers for recent Vietnamese American cultural events; Orange County Vietnamese American political campaign materials; materials on the Vietnamese Nom Preservation Foundation; materials relating to the Cambodian community in Long Beach & Rithy Panh Film Festival at CSULB; Huong Di, no. 2 (Summer 2002).

Ysa Le:

Program and video recording of the cinema symposium, "In Front of and Behind the Lens: A Showcase of Vietnamese American Filmmaking," sponsored by the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) & the Vietnamese Language & Culture (VNLC) student organization at UCLA, April 21, 2002; video recording and compact disc of the documentary film about Pham Duy, Nguoi Tinh Gia (The old lover); copies of Tuyen Tap Le Dinh Dieu, 2001.

Anne Lee:

Communist party power in Kampuchea (Cambodia): Documents and discussion, compiled & edited,with an introduction by Timothy Michael Carney. Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, 1977.

Quyen Lu:

Her senior thesis, composed of an essay and scrapbook: The perceptions and receptions of Vietnamese Amerasians, 2002, California State University, Northridge.


His bilingual book of poetry, Em hoa thanh trang=You're transformed into the moon, and compact disc of his poetry set to music.

Judy Nguyen:

Cassette tape recording of her Voice of America show broadcast to Vietnam on August 16, 2002, which includes a report on the Southeast Asian Archive, based on interviews with Anne Frank, Quan Tran, and Professor Linda Vo.

Khuong X. Nguyen:

Vietnamese Buddhist periodicals: Nguyet San Giac Ngo, nos. 71-77 (February-August 2002); Tuan Bao Giac Ngo, nos. 110-136 (March-September 2002).
Nguyen Ngoc Bich: Radiologs and cassette recordings of Radio Free Asia broadcasts, February-July 2001.

Tri Nguyen:

Two books: A history of Cambodia, by David Chandler , 1993; A time for war: the United States and Vietnam, 1941-1975, by Robert D. Schulzinger, 1997.

Nhu-Ngoc T. Ong:

Video and compact disc recordings of the August 2002 Vietnamese Information Center's (VIC) Vietnamese Diasporas Forum I; video recording of Little Saigon's 2002 April 30 commemoration in the 99 Ranch Supermarket mall.

Kim-Dzung Pham:

Three books: Sai Gon namxua, by Vöong Hong Sen, 2000; Tim ve ban sac van hoa Viet Nam, by Tran Ngoc Them, 2001; Truyen thong ton su trong dao, by Hoa Van An, 2001.

Yukiko Tabusa:

Japanese language materials concerning Vietnamese refugees, including her article, "Language education policy in California and the integration of immigrants: An analysis of linguistic aspects of Vietnamese Americans" (in Japanese with an English summary).

Thy Pech:

C-HOPE Quarterly, vol. 1:1; Myths, legends and folk tales from the Hmong of Laos, 3nd ed., 1992.

Southeast Asian Action Resource Center (SEARAC):

Eight additional boxes of materials on Southeast Asian refugees

Dr. Yer J. Thao:

His Ph.D. dissertation, The voices of Mong elders: Living, knowing, teaching, and learning within an oral tradition, Claremont Graduate University, 2002.

Tran Ngoc Dung:

His bilingual publications on Vietnamese idioms and proverbs. Ta ve ta tam ao ta = To swim in our own pond, (1998); Thanh ngu tieng Viet = Vietnamese idioms, (2000); and vol. 1 of The history of the Catholic Church in Vietnam, by Phan Phat Huon, CSSR, (2000).

Trinh Y Thu:

Doi nhe khon kham, his Vietnamese translation of Milan Kundera's The Unbearable lightness of being, (2002).

Daniel C. Tsang:

His article, Vietnam today: Interview with Ngo Vinh Long, Critical Asian Studies 34:3 (2002), 459-464.

Van Nghe Publishers:

Their 2002 publications: Nhat ky An Loc, Nguyen Van Qui; Noi chuyen voi Hoang Xuan Han & Ta Trong Hiep, Thuy Khe; Vietnamese engaged Buddhism: The struggle movement of 1963-1966, Pham Van Minh.

Alex Vang:

Copies of HM:Hmong Movement, no. 2 (Spring 2002); program for the Hmong Student Inter-Collegiate Coalition(HSICC) meeting at UCI, September 2002; "Orphans of History," Sacramento Bee special series on the Hmong, September 10-12 & December 31, 2000.

Professor Linda Trinh Vo:

1992-1994 issues of Indochina Interchange; six postcards of Viet Nam; program from the Pham Duy lifetime achievement event in May, 2002.
Sincere thanks to all our donors. Our apologies to anyone inadvertently not acknowledged here.