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The IGEA workshop and the Teaching Professor conference

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Panel on Wilson Miscamble’s biography of Fr. Ted Hesburgh

This is a follow-up to my post on my dissertation advisor’s new book. Fr. Bill Miscamble told me that he expected his biography of Fr. Hesburgh won’t please many people, and now we have a good example in Kenneth Woodward’s review in Commonweal

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Watching The Wire

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The Blue Army of Our Lady of Fátima in South Vietnam

I wrote the last post about the beginning of Cursillo to South Vietnam, and this one is about the beginning of the Blue Army of Our Lady of Fátima. Both occurred during the 1960s around the Americanization of the Vietnam War. Catholics in the Philippines were instrumental to the establishment of Cursillo in South Vietnam. When it comes to the Blue Army, however, it was the initiative of a Vietnamese then studying in the U.S., followed by eager assistance from the Americans, Australians, etc. and eager participation among Vietnamese Catholics. 

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Cursillo in South Vietnam: the Filipino connection

Members of the Philippine Civic Action Group-Vietnam entertaining Vietnamese children. ~ pc webdoc.sub.gwdg.de

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From delight to affection: Fall 2015 and beyond

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Wilson Miscamble’s new biography of Theodore Hesburgh

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“Absolute unity of evening”: A vocational anniversary of mine

Six years ago today, I went to Pepperdine for a job interview. It was my first time on campus and I remember it distinctly. I met some of my current colleagues during the first two interviews, both of which were held in a room that I’ve walked by all the time since then yet, oddly enough, have never entered again. I had lunch with two faculty, and we sat outside of the cafeteria and looked at the beautiful ocean in the distance.

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Abstracts of panel on Vietnamese Catholicism at AAS 2019

Vietnamese Engagement with Global and Transnational Catholicism: New Directions in Scholarship

Association of Asian Studies, Annual Conference, Denver
March 22, 2019 @ 1:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Silver, Tower Bldg.; Mezzanine Level

  • Organizer & chair: Tuan Hoang, Pepperdine University
  • Presenter 1: Anh Tran, SJ, Santa Clara University
  • Presenter 2: Lan Ngo, SJ, Loyola Marymount University
  • Presenter 3: Claire Lien Tran, Institut de Recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est Contemporaine  (Thailand)
  • Presenter 4: Ngoc-Mai Phan, University of California, Berkeley
  • Discussant: Charles Keith, Michigan State University

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