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Sylvain Vogel, Southern Oral History Program Colloquium

February 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sylvain Vogel, PhD, HDR is an independent researcher who has taught languages, literature, and linguistics at a number of institutions including the University of Qaid-e-Azam, Kabul University, and the Royal University of Phnom Pehn. He is a member of the Laboratory of Formal Linguistics at the University of Paris-Diderot. Dr. Vogel is a scholar of French, Sanskrit, Persian, Pashto, Phnong, and Khmer. With the support of UNICEF, he published his work on Phnong grammar that includes a study of poetic form. He continues to study the stylistic structures of Phnong oral tradition while striving to protect Phnong speaking communities from the demands and pressures of the global economy. He will present on his current work documenting the oral histories of Phnong refugees from Vietnam in North Carolina.

Sponsors: Carolina Asia Center, Carolina Seminars: Southeast Asian Approaches, Southern Oral History Program


February 7, 2018
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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