Archives for "Vietnam"
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.

John Corrie conducts the Bates College Choir.
Vietnamese and Indonesian performance arts and a choral classic share the Olin stage

Friday, November 8, 2013 3:31 pm

Mid-November concerts at Bates reflect the diversity and international scope of the arts at the college.

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.

Lecture at college to describe Vietnamese archaeological dig

Wednesday, March 7, 2007 3:30 pm

Le Thi Lien, a leading Vietnamese archaeologist, visits Bates College to discuss her involvement in a major archaeological site in Hanoi Thursday, March 29, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Vietnam Topic of Teachers' Workshop

Monday, March 11, 1996 10:18 am

The faculty for the all-day session includes Christopher Beam, director of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates; Robert Whelan, a lecturer in English at the University of Maine; Robert Weisbrot, a professor of history at Colby College; and Jon Oplinger, an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at the University of Maine at Farmington. The workshop will include discussion of Graham Greene's novel "The Quiet American," which examines the early days of American involvement in Southeast Asia.