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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

At the New Haven Public Library: photographer Hien Duc Tran

Inline image 1NEW HAVEN - New Haven Free Public Library’s Democracy Forum will present  “A Vietnamese-American Perspective,  a conversation with photographer Hien Duc Tran” from 3 to 4 p.m.  May 10 at the main Ives Main Library, 133 Elm St., according to a release.
The "New Haven Free Public Library’s Democracy Forum is a series of wide-ranging community discussions with an invited guest," the release said 
There is no charge to attend to event.
Also in the release:
   Hien Duc Tran was born in Vietnam and came to the U. S. in 1975 as a 12-year-old refugee. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Boston's American Studies Program in 1987, where he pursued photography and ethnic studies. In 1989 he returned to Vietnam as a photojournalist with a delegation of American Vietnam veterans. His exhibit “Ngoc I Was, Pearl I Am: an Exhibition of Photographs on the Amerasian Experience in Boston and Vietnam” was held at the Boston Public Library in 1990.  A collection of Hien Duc Tran’s photographs is archived at the Joiner Center of Healy Library at UMass Boston.

 For more information, call the library at 203-946-8130 x211.
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