swan ngin talk

October 1, 1999





Margie Yu
Public Affairs Asst.
(323) 343-3047


of Events

Cal State L.A. Faculty Member Leads Panel Discussion on Refugee Issues

What & Who:
Cal State L.A.'s associate professor of Anthropology Swan Ngin will lead a panel discussion on refugee issues as part of The Nannette Brodie Dance Theater performance entitled Émigré, a dance theatre piece created for six dancers based on the lives, images and stories of refugees. Dr. Ngin specializes in Asian and Asian-American studies, comparative ethnic studies and Southeast Asia. Her research interests includes postmodernist, "borderland" and "gendered" perspectives, oral history and ethnographic studies. Reception to follow the presentation in the lobby of the theater.

Sat., Oct. 2, 12 noon-1:30 p.m.

Cal State L.A. State Playhouse. The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Freeway, at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Freeways. Public (permit dispenser) parking is available on Lots C and G or upper level of Parking Structure II.

The presentation is intended to raise the awareness of the plight and experiences of refugees in the world and their transition into our society. The audience is encouraged to participate with questions and discussions.

Cosponsored by the South Coast Dance Arts Alliance, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Los Angeles County-Wide Arts Open House and California Council for Humanities.

Free to the public. For more information on this event, call The Nannette Brodie Dance Theater at (562) 598-7182.


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