VoV has secured invitation for translator and maître de conférences, Cam Thi Doan (INALCO) and historian Emmanuel Poisson (Paris VII Diderot) to speak at Cornell University, November 1st, 2017. Their lunch and evening conversations will address the role of Vietnamese language literature and texts, its limits and its audiences.

Cam Thi Doan, will speak about the status of contemporary Vietnamese literature in France and Vietnam as well as its progression, renewal and transformation since the Đổi Mới period of the 1980s.

Emmanuel Poisson will discuss the import of Vietnamese language texts and its translations in relation to his work as a historian of modern Vietnam.

More official information on these events to come soon!