Upcoming Events at The American Center in Saigon (June 15 – June 19)

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Film Screening and Discussion: “Heaven and Earth”
Time: Monday June 15, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Le Ly Hayslip, Guest speaker
An Oliver Stone movie, “Heaven and Earth” tells the true story of a Vietnamese village girl, Le Ly, who survives a life of hardship during and after the Vietnam War. After emigrating to the United States, she faces new challenges. Come join the film screening and participate in a discussion with Le Ly about her life story.
MOOC Camp: Analyzing Global Trends for Business and Society – Session 5
Time: Tuesday, June 16, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Phan Dinh Tuan Anh, Guest Speaker
Participate in this session and discuss global trends with other participants. Don’t forget to review the online materials before attending this session!
MOOC Camp: Introduction to Public Speaking – Closing Ceremony
Time: Wednesday, June 17, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Chris Helmkamp, Consulate Officer
After weeks of online learning and practical experience at the American Center, it is time for you to celebrate your achievement. Come share how the learning opportunity has transformed your public speaking skills.
LGBT Pride Month: HIV and Healthy Living for LGBT (in Vietnamese)
Time: Thursday, June 18, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Nguyen Anh Phong, Vietnam National Network of People Living with HIV
This session will address issues related to HIV prevention and the challenges faced by LGBT people with HIV. Expert Nguyen Anh Phong and insiders will share stories to help build awareness and create a more healthy and inclusive community.
MOOC Camp: Shaping the Way We Teach English, Part 2 – Session 4
Time: Thursday, June 18, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Caroline Nabors, English Language Fellow
This session is for invited participants. Don’t forget to review the online materials before attending the discussion!
LGBT Pride Month: Documentary Film Screening “The Last Journey of Madame Phung”
Time: Friday, June 19, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Speaker: Nguyen Thi Tham, director
If you missed the first screening of “The Last Journey of Madame Phung” in May, come join the encore presentation of this heart-warming documentary on transgender issues. The film is in Vietnamese with English subtitles. Following the screening, we will have an open discussion with the documentary’s director, Nguyen Thi Tham, who will share stories from behind the scenes and answer your questions.
Adolescent Decision Making: Going It on Your Own at College
Time: Friday, June 19, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Neal Newfield, West Virginia University
Parents who have children going off to college will find this program interesting and relevant. Dr. Newfield will examine the adolescent decision-making process, inherent risks, and how to better prepare your child for the decisions they will face in college.


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