Minneapolis Institute of Art - Study Day: “Teach-in: Artists & the Vietnam War”
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Minneapolis Institute of Art - Study Day: “Teach-in: Artists & the Vietnam War”

  • Minneapolis Institute of Art - Reception Hall (map)
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Offered in conjunction with “Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965–1975”, this study day “teach-in” will feature talks by prominent artists and leading scholars, as well as performances, small-group dialogues, and art activations… Read More

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Reddie Read | Henderson State University
Oct
2
7:00 PM19:00

Reddie Read | Henderson State University

This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for the past. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family’s daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves… Read More

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The University of Utah
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

The University of Utah

  • Salt Lake City Public Library (Nancy Tessman Auditorium) (map)
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Please join us for an insightful lecture presented by Thi Bui.

Thi Bui was born in Vietnam three months before the end of the Vietnam War, and came to the United States in 1978. Her debut graphic memoir, The Best We Could Do (Abrams ComicArts, 2017), has been selected as UCLA’s Common Book for 2017, a National Book Critics Circle finalist in autobiography, an Eisner Award finalist in Reality Based Comics, and made Bill Gates’s top five favorite books of 2017… Read More

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