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Guide to the Refugee Nation videorecordings and promotional materials MS.SEA.038
MS.SEA.038  
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Description
This collection comprises 4 video recordings of Refugee Nation, a national theater project that explores the Laotian refugee experience.
Background
Refugee Nation is a two-person theatrical performance written and performed Leilani Chan and Ova Saopeng that explores topics related to Laotian refugee experiences in the United States including assimilation, generational differences, and mental health concerns. Using drama, film, music, and audience interaction, the performance examines the universal themes of change, loss, struggle, healing, and strength of the human spirit by highlighting the young Laos generation's struggle to understand their history.
Extent
0.2 Linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights and copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.