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website & blog of Tuan Hoang, Pepperdine University

Quarantine art from my students

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Hector saying goodbye to his wife and son before returning to the battlefield. Left: Painting by Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, 1812. Right: Quarantine recreation by a student, her parents, and their puppy, 2020.

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Prof. Motivator: Remote instruction during COVID-19

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Annotated scene of the makeshift studio for taping history mini-lectures.

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Vietnamese American nail salons sewing masks against coronavirus

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A salon in Tennessee has converted its nail stations into sewing ones.

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YouTube & iMovie for remote instruction

I’ve completed the first three lectures for the history survey and divided them into five videos of 7-11 minutes each. This is a three-minute sampling of the lectures.

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Since feeling is first…

Slightly revised from a post on my old blog back in 2007.

Both Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioni died yesterday: the former in the morning, the latter at night. This coincidence of passings brought to mind the same-day deaths of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. On July Fourth, no less!

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Conversations with high school classmates: Tim Bromelkamp

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Daily life in North Vietnam: Harish Mehta’s article on “economic crime”

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Children in North Vietnam with fishing nets, 1967 ~ pc TASS / Valentin Sobolev

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Vietnamese refugees in Alaska

I am taking a break from Vietnamese Marianism to return to the ethnic press in the U.S. While looking at a Catholic periodical, I found a one-page report on Vietnamese refugees in Alaska. This issue is from 1977, and the article isn’t about Catholicism but labor in Alaska. It is valuable because there is a paucity of information about the refugees in Alaska.

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The 2019 biennial congress of Vietnamese priests in the U.S.

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The Vietnamese Catholic ethnic press reported widely on this congress but there is hardly anything in English. I am appreciative of Fr. Linh Hoang, OFM (Siena College), who attended the event and filed the write-up below along with the photos.

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