Stories about "Trian Nguyen"
Paper masks used in shaman rituals of the Yao people of Vietnam. From the Museum of Art exhibition "How to Make the Universe Right."
Museum of Art presents major collage exhibition, unique show of shaman objects from Vietnam

Monday, January 6, 2014 1:30 pm

Opening on Jan. 23 are Bates College Museum of Art exhibitions exploring the field of collage and shamanist objects from northern Vietnam.

Nguyen wins grant to study monk symbolic of Vietnam War era

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 4:27 pm

In June 1963, in Saigon, Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc set himself on fire to protest the government's discrimination against the nation's Buddhist majority. This horrific act launched a series of events resulting in the fall of the Ngo Dinh Diem regime, and Thich Quang Duc's self-immolation came to symbolize America's unpopular involvement in Vietnam. Trian Nguyen, who teaches art and Asian studies at Bates, has received a fellowship for his research into this iconic figure.

Fulbright to support research in Vietnam for art professor

Tuesday, September 2, 2003 11:54 am

Trian Nguyen, assistant professor of art and Luce Junior Professor of Asian Studies at Bates, has received a $28,000 Fulbright Award to support a year of research and writing that will include a six-month stay in Vietnam.