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                                                        --Mong-Lan

                                                     

 

Archived Schedule of Presentations, Performances, Lectures, 2006 - 2001.

 

     
2006 2006 2006
   

December 17, 2006

Sunday, 5:00 pm

Poetry Reading

Indie Scene Cafe

Picolo Galleria

Bukit Bintang

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

Bookings:  Jaz, 017 625 0288

 

 

November 26, 2006

Sunday, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Reading and art presentation with Mong Lan

Little Saigon Radio

7080 Southwest Freeway, 3rd floor

Houston, TX  77074  USA

(713) 271-7888, contact Kathleen

 

 

November 20, 2006

Monday, 7:30 pm

Poetry Reading

12th Street Books

827 W. 12th Street

Austin, TX, USA

Contact:  Luke

Tel:  (512) 499-8828

Free

 

 

October 7, 2006.

2006 Linguapax Asia Conference:  "Language: Who Owns It?

Poetry Reading

Tokyo University, Shibuya campus

Tokyo, Japan

 

 

September 28-Oct 3, 2006

Ubud Writer's and Reader's Festival

Poetry & Art, Poetry Reading and art exhibition

Sunday, Oct 1, 2006

9:00-10:00 am

The Left Bank Lounge

Ubud, Bali

Indonesia

 

 

September 6, 2006, Wednesday, from 7pm - 8:30pm

Poetry Reading

KGB Bar

85 East 4th Street

New York, NY 10003

USA

contact:  kgbbar@rcn.com

FREE
 

 

September 10, 2006, Sunday, 3pm

jubilat/Jones reading series. 

Poetry reading, Mong-Lan and Mary Jo Bang

Jones Library, Trustees Room

43 Amity St.

University of Massachusetts

Amherst, Massachusetts

USA

For more information call 413.577.1064 or email
jubilat@english.umass.edu

FREE

 

 

September 12, 2006, Tuesday, 8-9pm

Grolier Poetry Reading

Harvard University

Adams House

Lower Common Room

26 Plympton St.

Cambridge, Massachusetts  02138-6606

USA

Contact: Louisa Solano
Grolier Poetry Bookshop (617) 547-4648

FREE
 

 

September 13, 2006, Wednesday, 7:00pm

Poetry Reading

Regis College,

Fine Arts Center, Carney Gallery

235 Wellesley Street

Weston, Massachusetts  02493

USA

contact: Steven Hall, 781-768-7034

FREE


 

September 23, 2006, Saturday, 1:00 pm

Poetry Reading

University of Maryland University College, Asia,

50th Anniversary Celebration

New Sanno Hotel

Tokyo, Japan

 

 

September 28-Oct 3, 2006

Ubud Writer's and Reader's Festival

Poetry & Art, Poetry Reading and art exhibition

Sunday, Oct 1, 2006

9:00-10:00 am

The Left Bank Lounge

Ubud, Bali

Indonesia

 

 

July 20, 2006,

Talk and Poetry Reading

10:30 - 12:00, 14:30-16:00

Waseda University

Tokyo, Japan

 

 

June 2, 2006, Friday, 12:30-1:30pm

Poetry & Art with Mong-Lan:  Poetry Reading and Multi-Media Artwork Presentation

Temple University Japan

Room 317

2-8-12 Minami Azabu

Minato-ku

Tokyo 106-0047   Japan

For map, please go to http://www.tuj.ac.jp/newsite/main/maps/index.html

Tel:  (toll free) 0120-86-1026

 

 

June 10, 2006, Saturday, 12:30-5:30

Lecture / Discussion and Poetry Reading at Kyushu University,

Sponsored by U.S. Embassy, Tokyo

"Introduction of Contemporary American Poetry"

Lecture at 12:30-3:10

Q & A, 3:10-3:40

Poetry Reading and Q & A: 3:40-5:00

Kyushu University

Ropponmatsu Campus

Conference Room # 3

Fukuoka City, Japan

 

 

June 14, 2006, Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 noon.

Lecture and Poetry Reading at Aichi Prefectural University (APU)

"Asian American Literature"

Sponsored by Nagoya American Center (NAC),

Aichi Prefectural University (APU)

and the U.S. Embassy, Tokyo.

Nagoya, Japan

 

 

April 6, 2006, Thursday, 6:30pm

Poetry Reading and Art Slide Show

Instituto Cultural Argentino-Norteamericano  (ICANA)

Sponsored by the U.S. Embassy

Biblioteca Centro Lincoln

Maipu 686

Buenos Aires, Argentina

RSVP, Tel (+5411) 5382 1559

Mong- Lan will read from her three books of poetry.  Her award-winning first book, Song of the Cicadas, centers around her experiences returning to her native country, Vietnam, after a twenty year hiatus.  Her second book, Why is the Edge Always Windy?, which was published in 2005, continues her explorations of Vietnam, and well as the wider world, to include Cambodia, Thailand, Switzerland, Paris, New York.  Her most recent book, Milonga: A Seismology, focuses on the Argentine tango, which she has come to love through four previous trips to Argentina and studying and dancing tango in the U.S. and Japan.  In Milonga, Mong-Lan explores the dance and the passions involved.  She will also give a slide show presentation of her photography and artwork. 

 

April 1, Saturday, Opening Reception and Reading, 3:00pm

Paterson Museum

Group Exhibition, "Crossing Boundaries: Visual Art by Writers," sponsored by

the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College and the Paterson Museum.

Exhibition runs April / May 2006.

Thomas Rogers Building

2 Market Street

Paterson, NJ  07501

USA

 

March 30, 2006, 7p.m.

Poetry, Music and Visual Art with Mong-Lan and Paolo Javier

Asian American Writer's Workshop

16 West 32 St., Ste. 10A

New York, NY  10001

USA

 

Mong-Lan will read from her two books of poetry.  Her award-winning first book, Song of the Cicadas, centers around her experiences returning to her native country, Vietnam, after a twenty year hiatus.  Her second book, Why is the Edge Always Windy?, which was published in 2005, continues her explorations of Vietnam, and well as the wider world, to include Cambodia, Thailand, Switzerland, Paris, New York.  She will also give a slide show presentation of her photography and artwork. 

 

 

March 27, 2006, Monday, 5:30-6:30pm.

Poetry & Art with Mong-Lan:  Poetry Reading and Multi-Media Artwork Presentation

University of Maryland University College

Adelphi Inn & Conference Center

3501 University Blvd E

Adelphi, Maryland 20783

USA

Phone:  301-985-7300

 

 

March 24, 2006, Friday, 2:00 p.m.

Virginia Festival of the Book

New Asian American Poetry

\UVA Bookstore, UVA Central Grounds

(Mong-Lan's reading sponsored by Kundiman and Tupelo Press)

Charlottesville, Virginia

USA

 

March 23, Thursday, 8pm.

Virginia Festival of the Book, Poetry Reading

Intersections: Poetry and Painting

Les Yeux du Monde

115 S. First St.

Charlottesville, VA

USA

 

 

March 19, 2006, Sunday, 5-7pm

Poetry Reading, Art slide showing of Mong-Lan's paintings and photographs.

The Pink Cow

Phone: 03-3406-5597

Fax: 03-3406-5597

Address: Shibuya! Directly across from Aoyama Park Tower Villa Moderuna B1,

1-3-18 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku

Tokyo, Japan

 

 

March 8-11, Thursday, 2006.

Book signing

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs

2006 Annual Conference & Bookfair
Austin, Texas

USA

 

 

February 25, 2006

Maryland Presents

Poetry Reading and Multi-Media Artwork Presentation

Officer's Club, Niwa Room

Yokota

Tokyo, Japan


February 3, 2006, Friday

1:30-3:30

Barnes & Nobles Bookstore

5555 S. Virginia

Reno, NV

USA

 

February 2, 3, 2006.

Poetry Reading

Sponsored by the University of Nevada at Reno

Reno, NV

USA

 

 

January 31, 2006, Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.

Poetry Reading and Multi-media event (Showing of Photographs, Artwork)

Menlo College, Fireside Lounge

1000 El Camino Real

Atherton, CA  94027

USA

Free and open to the public
 

 

January 30, 2006, Monday, 2:00 p.m.

Poetry Reading

THE POETRY CENTER & AMERICAN POETRY ARCHIVES

Humanities 512
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco CA 94132

USA

 

 

January 27-29, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 2006

San Diego State University Writers' Conference

Faculty Member

Doubletree Hotel in San Diego's Famous Mission Valley

San Diego, California

USA

2005

2005

November

Poet Zone World Poetry Festival

November, 11, 2005

Sponsored by the Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut

Heidelberg, Germany

 

The Poets-One World Poetry Festival was initiated in 2003 by the Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut in Heidelberg and is well along in the process of becoming a major poetic event.  In the fall of 2004, for example, Bei Dao, Amiri Baraka, and Wole Soyinka (from Nigera) were among the poets who were invited and read.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mong-Lan's Visual Artist & Poet in Residence Activities

at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts--February 2005:

 

1717 Harwood

Dallas, TX  75201

website:  www.dm-art.org   

 

Sketching in the Galleries,

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts,

Every Thursday in February, 7-8:30pm.

 

Young Writers Workshops (Dallas, TX)

 Free workshops for aspiring writers ages 13-18

Saturday, February 5, 1:00-3:00pm

J. Erik Jonsson Library, 1515 Young Street

 

Gallery Talk, "On the Spirituality of Art: Past & Present"

Wednesday, February 16,

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.

 

Literary Cafe, February 18.

Poetry Reading and Artwork Slideshow, 7pm.

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts

Horchow Auditorium

 

Young Writers Workshops (Dallas, TX)

 Free workshops for aspiring writers ages 13-18

Saturday, February 26, 1:00-3:00pm

Dallas Museum of Art,

Using works of art as inspiration for writing.

 

2003

2003

Poetry Society of America's Festival for New Poets, New York City, 2003.

As part of the Great Lakes Colleges Association's New Writers' Award, Mong-Lan read and showed slides of her photographs at the following colleges:

Albion College, Michigan

Antioch College, Ohio

College of Wooster, Ohio

Denison University, Ohio

DePauw University, Indiana

Earlham College, Indiana

Hope College, Michigan

Kalamazoo College, Michigan

Kenyon College, Ohio

Ohio Wesleyan University, Ohio

Wabash College, Indiana

2002 2002 2002

November

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 20, 1:30-2:30

Yokota DoDDS School

Tokyo, Japan

 

November 8, Friday, 7:30pm

Atticus Bookstore

8 Main St.

Amherst, Massachusetts.

(413) 256-1547

 

November 6, Wednesday, 8 p.m. Grolier reading with Sean Singer,

the 2002 Yale Younger Poet.

Adams House, Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 

October

 

October 18, Friday, 6pm.

Yokota - "Maryland Presents"

Tokyo, Japan

 

June

 

 

 

 

June 11, Tuesday, 7:30pm

Borders Bookstore

3025 Kirby
Houston , TX 77098
Phone:  713.524.0200

In conjunction with Arts Institute of Houston Poetry Club.

May

 

 

   

May 29, Wednesday, 12:15-12:45 pm.

"Senior Spoken Word"

Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, 515 Cortland Ave, San Francisco

   

March

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 2, 2002.  6:30-9:30pm.      

Tet in San Francisco:  Vietnamese-American Poets, Writers and Performers.  Admission:  $5.

San Francisco State University 

Jack Adams Hall, Cesar Chavez Student Center, 

1600 Holloway Ave., SF. CA 94132.

Mong-Lan will be reading with Kien Nguyen, Nguyen Qui Duc,

Andrew Pham, Truong Tran, Thuy Le, Maura Donohue 

and others.  Quang Bao will emcee.

       

Read about the event in Asian Week, March 4-8:

http://www.asianweek.com/2002_03_08/arts_shadows.html

        

March 12, Tuesday, 6pm.

San Francisco Public Library, downstairs auditorium.  

Event sponsored by The Grotto.

Mong-Lan will show slides of artwork and read poems.  

This is a multi-media event to include 4 other San Francisco artists, photographers, writers.

 

Read about the event in the San Francisco Chronicle

           

February 

 

 

 

 

 

   

February 15, 2002.  11:30-1:00pm.  

"Food for Thought," Special Speakers Series.  

Peninsula Library System, 25 Tower Road, San Mateo, CA  94402.  

Contact:  Ruth Nagler, Special Project Coordinator, (650) 349-5538 ext. 3050; 

 

   

January

   

January 16, 2002.  Wednesday, 7pm.  Stanford Bookstore,

Stanford University.  Fiction writer Jack Livings will also read.

   


2001 2001 2001
May

 

May 22, Tuesday, 7pm.  Stanford University Bookstore.

A reading to celebrate first books of poems by recent

and current Wallace Stegner Fellows in Poetry

Generously sponsored by Dana Gioia.

 

Poets reading:

  • Carl Marcum, Cue Lazarus

  • Davis McCombs, Ultima Thule

  • Mong-Lan, Song of the Cicadas

  • Katharine Whitcomb, Saints of South Dakota and Other Poems.

September 

   

September 9, 2001.  Chinese Cultural Center, Holiday Inn 

in Chinatown, San Francisco, sponsored by Kearney Street Workshop.  

    

September 25, 2001.  7:30pm. Bookshop Santa Cruz, 

1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA  95060. 

www.bookshopsantacruz.com

October

     

October 4, 2001.  8pm. Guest speaker for VAPA, 

Vietnamese American Professional Alliance.  San Jose, CA

October 21, 2001.  Sunday, 11:45pm..  

Northwest Bookfest, Seattle, Washington.  

www.nwbookfest.org

    

October 21, 2001.  Sunday, 5pm.  Kinokuniya Bookstores, 

525 South Weller Street, Seattle, WA 98104.  Tel: 206-587-2477

November

 

November 1, 2001.  11:30pm-1:00pm.  "Valuing Diversity Week,"  

Lecture and reading.

Occidental College, 1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA  90041.  

 

     

      

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