Some Cultural Issues of the Ethnic Chinese in Vietnam

Apr 9 9:00am–5:00pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

A workshop sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute, organized by Professor Nguyen Ngoc Tho (HYI Visiting Scholar 2017-18; Faculty of Cultural Studies, University of Social Science and Humanities, Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City)

Panel 1:

Time: 9:00-10:30

Venue: Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Chairperson & discussant: Prof. Hue-Tam Ho Tai (Harvard University)

* Speaker 1: A.Prof. Claudine Ang

Yale-NUS College, Singapore

“COVERING NOTE IN THE CLASSICAL IN THE VERNACULAR”

* Speaker 2: Prof. Byung Wook Choi

Inha University, R.o.Korea

“SAIGON CHINESE AND LE VAN DUYET (1763-1832)”

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Pannel 2:

Time: 10:30-12:00

Venue: Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Chairperson & discussant: Prof. Michael Szonyi (Harvard University)

* Speaker 3: Prof. Wi-vun Taiffalo Chiung

Center for Vietnamese Studies, National Cheng Kung University, TAIWAN

“CULTURAL IDENTITY CHANGE OF MINH HUONG PEOPLE IN VIETNAM: CASE STUDIES OF “LONG PHI” ERA NAME”

* Speaker 4: A.Prof. Xing Hang

Brandeis University, MA, USA

“THE LONGFEI DATING SYSTEM AND THE MING LOYALIST CHINESE IN VIETNAM: AN AMBIGUOUS QUEST FOR AUTHENTICITY”

Panel 3:

Time: 13:30 – 16:00

Venue: Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Chairperson: Prof. Robert P. Weller (Boston University)

Discussants: Prof. Robert P. Weller (Boston University) & Hue-Tam Ho Tai (Harvard University)

* Speaker 5: Prof. Van Sen Vo

University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City

“THE HISTORICAL SUPERSCRIPTION OF THE GOD GUAN DI AND THE LOCALIZATION OF THE ETHNIC CHINESE IN VIETNAM”

* Speaker 6: A.Prof. Ngoc Tho Nguyen

University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City

“TÉ NƯỚC THEO MƯA/SPLASH WATER UNDER THE RAIN” – THE ETHNIC CHINESE IDENTITY AND INTEGRATION THROUGH THE TRANSFORMATION OF THIEN HAU RITUALS IN CA MAU

* Speaker 7: A.Prof. Hui Yew Fong

Hong Kong Shue Yan University

“FOLK RELIGION AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ETHNIC CHINESE SUBJECT IN INDONESIA AND VIETNAM”

Concluding remarks

Time: 16:30-17:00

Chairperson: Prof. Hue-Tam Ho Tai

Prof. Hue-Tam Ho Tai, Prof. Michael Szonyi, Prof. Robert Weller, participants and all speakers discuss on the research prospect of the ethnic Chinese in Vietnam.