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Wednesday, October 2

Exploring the Asian Diaspora
Literary & Historical Perspectives on Thanhha Lai's "Inside Out & Back Again"
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Dr. Karen Kingsbury and Cathy Fratto
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center

K-16 educators are invited to join the Asian Studies Center for this free presentation and curriculum workshop on Thanhha Lai's "Inside Out & Back Again." Lai's award-winning book of poems chronicles the Vietnam War through the eyes of 10 year-old Ha, whose family flees Saigon for the promise of a better life in the United States. The hardships endured by Ha and her family during the war fade into the past as they struggle to adjust to a new way of life in America—one that is often at odds with the promise of their new country. Act 48 hours available.