February 28, 2019
Dr. Bee and Dr. Xong will use personal accounts to explore the multiple, complex themes to the book, The Latehomecomer. Dr. Bee will speak about his experience with the war, refugee camps, and acculturation in the United States. Dr. Xong will explore oral cultures in the absence of writing and how Yang has transformed these memoirs in her book. There will also be time for small group discussions facilitated by staff from Cia Siab, Inc.
Ho-Chunk Nation Three Rivers House
724 Main Street
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
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