“A Portrait of Vietnamese in America: Demographics, Culture, and Politics” is the topic for the Wednesday Evening Lecture Series on May 14 at the Switzer Library.
The library’s Lecture Series in May celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. The free programs are 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required.
For May 14, Anh T. Nguyen, Data Dissemination Specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau/Atlanta Region, will address a range of issues related to the Vietnamese American community, including history, politics, immigration, demographics and the legacy of the Vietnam War. More than a data specialist, he has extensive experience in forming regional and national partnerships with several Asian American organizations and communities.
Upcoming Wednesday Evening Lectures at the library in Marietta also include:
- May 21 – History and Culture of the Kimono: Representatives from the Konnichiwa Club will present an informal lecture on the historical and cultural significance of the Kimono. Following the lecture portion, members of the audience will be dressed in the Kimono.
- May 28 – Laotian American History and Culture: A presentation on the history of Laotian Americans and a cultural performance will be provided by the Laotian American Society.
For more information on the Lecture Series, please call (770) 528-2320.