Life of a Refugee: Results of the Secret War in Laos

Mrs. Mai Yer Yang, UWW alumna and Assistant Director of the Inclusive Excellence Center at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will talk about “Life of a Refugee: Results of the Secret War in Laos” on Thurs., Dec. 7, 2017, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Southeast Asian Heritage Lecture Series.

If you’d like to learn more, Andersen Library may be able to help with resources such as the books From Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia: A refugee experience in the United States (3rd-Floor Main Collection, HV640.5.I5 H44 1995), Even the birds don’t sound the same here: The Laotian refugees search for heart in American culture (3rd-Floor Main Collection, E184.L25 P76 1990), Diversity in diaspora: Hmong Americans in the twenty-first century (online via Project MUSE ebooks), and Afterland: Poems (3rd-Floor Main Collection, PS3622.A64 A6 2017). Also available are articles such as “America’s secret war in Laos” (The Economist, 2017, Jan. 17 or in print as “They just kept coming,” 2017, vol.422:no.9024, p.75).

If you’d like assistance with finding additional information on these and any other related topics, please ask a librarian (choose chat or email, phone 262-472-1032, or visit the Reference Desk).

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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