Highlight Agenda at the 4th International Conference for Hmong Studies


by Richard Wanglue

Milwaukee, WI — Fourth International Conference for Hmong studies will be held on March 30 and 31, 2012 at Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota.  There will be twenty five presenters from around the world to present their finding on the Hmong at the conference.

Click here to watch Suab Hmong News Exclusive interviewed Leepao Xiong, Director for Hmong Study at Concordia University.

"March 30 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM we will have a reception open to the community… every one can participates… March 31 will be our actual conference so there will be twenty five presenters to present their finding on the Hmong.." said Leepao Xiong, Director for Hmong Study at Concordia University.{sidebar id=1}

Quote from the fourth International on Hmong Studies:
The ideas and research presented at the conference will cover current conditions and forthcoming challenges that question and answer who we are as a people and where we will be in this global economy. Some topics include:

* Transnational Marriage between Hmong-Americans and Hmong-Lao
* What Does it Mean to be Hmong in the Twin Cities, Minnesota According to the 18 Clan Council and Associated Hmong Men and Women Leaders?
* Navigating Multiple Worlds:  A Qualitative Study of the Lived Experiences of Nine Hmong American Women Leaders
* Hmong Youth Arts Culture: Affecting Change Through Hip-Hop

Participants will also have the opportunity to network with researchers, professionals and students from around the region, Thailand, Laos and China.

To get more info, call Leepao Xiong at 651-641-8870.