Upcoming Events at The American Center in Saigon (August 10 – August 14)

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MOOC Effective Problem Solving Session 2
Time: Monday, August 10, 5:00-7:00pm
Speaker: Ben West, Guest Speaker
Geography Bee Contest: Preliminary Test (for participants who registered only)
Time: Tuesday, August 11, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Speaker: Stephanie Thompson, Department of State Intern
Exploring America Series #2: New York and the East Coast
Time: Tuesday, August 11, 5:30 – 7:00pm
Speaker: Susan Wong, Management Officer
New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. are several of the oldest cities along the East Coast, each holding a unique historical and cultural heritage. Come explore this region with Susan Wong, who will share her experience living, traveling, and working on the East Coast.
Exploring America Series #3: Michigan and the Great Lakes Region
Time: Wednesday, August 12, 5:30 – 7:00pm
Speaker: Cameron Thomas-Shah, Consulate Officer
Michigan is the birthplace of the U.S. auto industry, and home of Motown Records in Detroit. Meanwhile, the Great Lakes offer outstanding tourism and recreation opportunities, from wilderness activities to waterfront beaches. Come join Cameron Thomas-Shah, who will help you discover the beauty, as well as the historical and cultural heritage of Michigan and the Great Lakes Region.
Exploring America Series #4: Texas
Time: Thursday, August 13, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Speaker: Ben West, Guest Speaker
Texas is a big place with many different types of landscapes and people. While some try to reduce the state to stereotypes, Ben will portray the state’s diversity and idiosyncrasies. After all, Texas isn’t just about cowboys and horses. Ben will share stories about his experiences growing up in Texas: his grandfather’s cattle ranch, living in the live music capital of the world, and the differences between the piney woods of East Texas and the wide open plain of West Texas. Come learn about the history, geography, and people that make up the state of Texas.
MOOC: Work Smarter, Not Harder – Session 2
Time: Thursday, August 13, 5:30 – 7:00pm
Speaker: Cameron Thomas-Shah, Consulate Officer
Documentary Screening on LGBT
Time: Friday, August 14, 5:00pm
Speaker: Information Connecting and Sharing (ICS)
Attend the screening of two documentary movies on the lives of LGBT individuals. We will screen ‘Another Love Story’ (Lại Một Chuyện Tình Yêu Nữa), which features a love story between a transgender and a straight woman. We will also screen ‘The House Across’ (Nhà Đối Diện), which tells the love story of two make-up stylists. After the screening, ICS representative(s) will have an open discussion about LGBT rights in contemporary Vietnam.


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