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Sixth International Conference on Lao Studies (ICLS6)
Jun
13
to Jun 15

Sixth International Conference on Lao Studies (ICLS6)

  • Cornell University Ithaca, New York United States of America (map)
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This year's three-day conference has a total of 18 panels, with topics on all aspects of Lao Studies. In addition to panel speakers, we are honored to have an art exhibition, entitled "Between Two Worlds: Through the Eyes of the Lao Artist" by Tiao Nithakhong Somsanith, an artist from the Lao royal court, who will be showcasing his work on stencilling and gold thread embroidery along with a Lao America artist, Chantala Kommanivanh, who will be showcasing a more contemporary piece. In addition, our keynote speakers come from Laos, Mr. Anasay Keodara, a filmmaker, and Ms. Khamly Philvong, an actress from "Sabaidee Luanphrabang," who will be discussing issues of filmmaking in Laos along with Dr. Steve Arounsack, a Lao American professor of Anthropology.

All participants are requested to register online. The registration fee includes the conference program, and morning and afternoon snacks and two lunches for the three-day conference. Please note that there will be no refund for cancellation or absence.

For more information and to register for the event, click here.

HOSTED BY:

  • Center for Lao Studies

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LaoNow2018: Celebrating Fashion, Food, and Film from the Laotian American Community
Oct
13
8:30 AM08:30

LaoNow2018: Celebrating Fashion, Food, and Film from the Laotian American Community

  • Regis High School 55 E 84th St.​ and Wallace Hall at St. Ignatius 980 Park Ave. (at 84th St) (map)
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LaoNow 2018 is this year’s premiere national Laotian American community gathering, featuring inspiring designers, filmmakers, storytellers, and chefs. This all-day event will bring together 350 community members to connect and celebrate our community’s shared heritage and our creative evolution, while supporting a brighter future for the next generation in Laos. 

Find more information and tickets here.

Hosted by Legacies of War.

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