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Alfred on Biopolitics and Modernity Feb 10

Our Alfred helped to organize the upcoming Graduate Conference on Vietnamese Studies. He's also a discussant on one of the panels:

Saturday, February 10:

3:05 4:30 p.m. PANEL VIII: Biopolitics and the Thresholds of Modernity

“French-educated Midwives and the Medicalization of Childbirth in Colonial Viet Nam (1900-1940)” Thuy-Linh Nguyen, University of Pennsylvania

“Highland Stories: Poverty, Drugs, and Rehabilitation Options in Northern Vietnam” Nathalie Miller, UNESCO Fellow-Vietnam

“Migration, Modernity and Manhood: What Shape Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS in Late Socialist Vietnam?” Le Minh Giang, Columbia University

Discussant: Alfred Montoya, UC Berkeley

IEAS Conference Room, 6F, 2223 Fulton St. (at Kittredge)