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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Lahu Girls Expectations: An Anthropological Documentation Film

Description:
This is a documentary film about a five-year anthropological case study of Lahu girls from a minority community in southwestern China. It records the school life of 45 Lahu girls who came from the Lahu community along the Lancang/Mekong River bordering the Sino-Burmese border. Taking advantage of a school education, these girls tried to enter a 21st century globalized industrial society from a matriarchic society. Would they succeed? How should state school education handle the relationship between the states agenda and ethnic nationalism in a multilingual society? Dr. Teng examines these issues in the 45-minute documentary which will be followed by a discussion. {Will appear in FYI on Apr 23, 2013
Start Time:
7:00 PM
End Time:
8:30 PM
Room:
Venue:
Language House Multipurpose Room
Common Location Name:
St. Marys Hall
Web Address:
http://sllc.umd.edu/chinese/events
Other Contact Information:
Minglang Zhou +1 301 405 4025 mlzhou@umd.edu


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